Jun 6, 2008

Marketplace Money for June 7-8, 2008

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Marketplace Money for June 7-8, 2008

Segments From this episode

Coaching workers back from a pink slip

Jun 6, 2008
The economy's current drop has meant a rise in layoffs. Think you're due to get the ax? Andrew Phelps talks to someone who's getting others back on track: the layoff coach.

Airlines try fees instead of higher fares

Jun 6, 2008
Just in time for summer travel, airlines are tacking on fees for everything from checking a bag to having a snack. Columnist Scott McCartney talks Tess through some of aviation's most common fees.

Straight Story: Meltdown

Jun 6, 2008
Poor job numbers and soaring oil prices -- not exactly how Wall Street wanted to start the weekend. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the state of the market.

The 99-Cent Chef

Jun 6, 2008
Wallets are being squeezed from all sides, but with an eye for bargains, you can eat healthy and on the cheap. Brendan Newnam dines with L.A.'s 99-Cent Chef.

You only get what you ask for

Jun 6, 2008
Sometimes it's hard to ask for what you want, but as author Linda Babcock tells Tess, getting over your fear of negotiation could literally mean millions of dollars over the span of your career.

Getting Personal

Jun 6, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about private mortgage insurance, 457s vs. 403(b)s, removing a co-signer and borrowing from a 401(k).
Getting Personal
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Day in the Work Life: Voice actor

Jun 6, 2008
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," step into the recording booth with voice actor Laura Teasdale.

Couples learn to work together

Jun 6, 2008
Marriage takes a lot of work. Running a business isn't cake either. So what happens when your life partner is also your business partner? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Quirky insurance benefits save the day

Jun 6, 2008
Knowing the ins and outs of your insurance policy could save you from life's little disasters. Tess talks to MSN Money columnist Liz Pulliam Weston about little-known insurance benefits.