Jan 26, 2007

Marketplace Money for January 26, 2007

Marketplace Money for January 26, 2007

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Day in the Work Life: London is calling

Jan 26, 2007
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life, 'our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we map out a tale with a tour guide.

Straight Story: Taxing time

Jan 26, 2007
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, it is the season for W-2s. Chris wishes for a season of tax reform.

Buzzword: Superbowl indicator

Jan 26, 2007
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance, "Superbowl Indicator." You hear it, you see it, but…

Educating Rico: Breaking the law

Jan 26, 2007
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano is back with another installment of our series, Educating Rico. In this week's episode, he takes the law into his own hands. Copyright law, that is.

Credit bureau 101

Jan 26, 2007
Your credit score can determine all of your personal finance choices. So why are many Americans confused by what goes into that number? Kai interviews Jason Rich, the author of the book "Dirty Little Secrets: What the Credit Bureaus Won't…

Charge it to my health care card

Jan 26, 2007
Financial service companies want to provide specific credit cards for patients to pay off their health care bills. That plan has sickened consumer advocates. Kai speaks with Harvard professor Regina Herzlinger.

Exploring health care reform

Jan 26, 2007
This week, President Bush offered tax deductions for individuals buying health care insurance. Who does this help? Lisa Napoli does the math.

The myth of HDTV

Jan 26, 2007
Before you buy a high-definition television, you might want to check the dial. Turns out a lot of channels don't offer programming to match the technology. Kai speaks with Brian Cooley of CNET.

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