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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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Marketplace Money for June 7-8, 2008