Jun 16, 2006

Marketplace Money for June 16, 2006

Marketplace Money for June 16, 2006

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Inflating inflation

Jun 16, 2006
The Fed is allergic to inflation. But is inflation really in the air? And how can it irritate your family budget? Scott Tong finds out.

Wealthy and worried

Jun 16, 2006
There comes a time when parents can't avoid the topic anymore. Kids, we're rich. Marketplace's Sean Cole reports on how wealthy families handle the "money talk."

Net neutrality

Jun 16, 2006
Companies, take your corners. Phone and cable businesses on one side. Internet firms on the other. And consumers are in the middle of a fight over how the internet should be run. Kai speaks to CNET's…

Every step you take

Jun 16, 2006
Don't think the "do not disturb" sign on your hotel room will allow you privacy. These days, hotels and retailers have found a new way to keep tabs on what you're doing. Chief Brand strategist, Eli Portnoy, takes Kai inside…

Money Matters: A tale of jobs

Jun 16, 2006
You want to work. But you don't really want to work. Author Stanley Bing takes Kai inside the world of jobs that pay a lot but ask very little.

Buzzword: Correction

Jun 16, 2006
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, correction. You hear it, you see it,…

Day in the Work Life: Jingle writer

Jun 16, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we pause for a commercial break with a jingle writer.

Straight Story: Retirement net

Jun 16, 2006
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, report after report points to gloomy financial prospects for retirees. But Chris sees…

Day care tax breaks

Jun 16, 2006
What you need to know today about writing off daycare for your kids.