Jun 30, 2006

Marketplace Money for June 30, 2006

Marketplace Money for June 30, 2006

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Vacation deprivation

Jun 30, 2006
Many Americans are taking fewer vacation days each year... often by choice. Why? And at what cost to their sanity? Sam Eaton reports.

Wedding rings: 'Til debt do us part

Jun 30, 2006
Cake... dress... tux... catering... after dropping thousands of dollars on a wedding, there's still one important expense left: the rings. How much do couples typically spend -- and can they get away with less? Sean Cole prices out the…

A virtual file cabinet

Jun 30, 2006
A company called Yodlee promises you'll soon be able to consolidate all your financial information on its single, easy-to-access Web site. The catch? You have to supply passwords to all your financial accounts. Tess Vigeland asks MSNBC technical reporter Bob…
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Just say no -- to your boss

Jun 30, 2006
It's one of the smallest words in the English language and probably the toughest to say to the boss. Dr. Dory Hollander is the founder of WiseWorkplaces. She tells Tess how to say no -- without losing your…
Dealing with the boss
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Day in the Work Life: Rocket man

Jun 30, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we look forward to the Fourth of July holiday -- and pledge allegiance to a fireworks operator.

Health insurance on the cheap

Jun 30, 2006
As we speak, recent college grads are getting acquainted with "the real world." You know, the world where health insurance is costly and getting costlier. Tess talks with Georgetown University's Karen Pollitz about health care options for grads…

Buzzword: Zombie debt

Jun 30, 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, zombie debt. You hear it, you see…

Straight Story: The Buffett effect

Jun 30, 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, Warren Buffett gifted $30 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Chris…

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Jun 30, 2006
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