Jan 5, 2007

Marketplace Money for January 5, 2007

Marketplace Money for January 5, 2007

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Organics or...not?

Jan 5, 2007
Eating better is a common New Year's resolution. And that starts at the grocery store. Should you be filling your cart with organic products? Marketplace's Alisa Roth goes shopping.

An easy way to invest your portfolio, part 2

Jan 5, 2007
Financial laziness isn't always an investing sin. Lazy portfolios can offer big rewards. Kai talks to Financial Planner Jim Pinney.

More security for online banking

Jan 5, 2007
Ninety million Americans bank online. The federal government wants to make digital transactions safer. So why are banks moving slowly? Marketplace's Tess Vigeland explains.

The mutual fund makeover

Jan 5, 2007
Reading a mutual fund prospectus requires Herculean skill. How else can you absorb the page after page of financial speak in really tiny print? But those documents might soon be a thing of the past. Bente Birkeland reports.

The mortgage change

Jan 5, 2007
Two of the biggest credit bureau just changed their mortgage transaction rules. Get ready to pay more fees. Kai interviews Terry Clemans, the Executive Director of the National Credit Reporting Association.

Day in the Work Life: Water world

Jan 5, 2007
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we freestyle with a swim instructor.

Vintage vroom

Jan 5, 2007
Older cars are making a comeback. A vintage roadster can speed up your portfolio returns. Kai talks with car expert Rob Sass.

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