Feb 29, 2008

Marketplace Money for March 1-2, 2008

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It's not easy being a green investor

Feb 29, 2008
There are now at least two dozen eco-friendly investment funds, but as Sarah Gardner reports, environmental investing comes in different shades of green.

Personal finance 2.0

Feb 29, 2008
Venture capitalists have been investing millions in a new generation of personal finance Web sites. Tess asks Emmett Higdon what makes these sites worth the green.

Straight Story: TIPS

Feb 29, 2008
One of economics editor Chris Farrell's favorite investments just got a bad rap in the Wall Street Journal. Chris sets the story straight on TIPS and where they belong in your portfolio.

Arabic 101

Feb 29, 2008
If you want in on opportunities in the Middle East, it might help to learn the language. Jennifer Collins dropped in on an Arabic class to see how people are using the language for work.

Avoiding an audit

Feb 29, 2008
None of us want that dreaded audit letter from the IRS in the mail, so Tess asks Frank Degen how you can make sure your tax preparer isn't setting you up for trouble.

Getting Personal

Feb 29, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about investing during a recession, foreign CDs, tax software and establishing an independent credit history.
Getting Personal
Marketplace

Day in the Work Life: Explorer

Feb 29, 2008
Edmund Hilary climbed Everest because it was there, but this week, we meet a polar explorer who visits remote places because they may not be around much longer.

Investment Clubs: Crow River

Feb 29, 2008
Tess gets to know the members, portfolio and unique social events of the Crow River Investment Club in St. Michael, Minnesota.
Members of the Crow River Investment Club in St. Michael, Minnesota.
Tess Vigeland

Buzzword: "V"

Mar 1, 2008
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. This week's Buzzword is brought to you by the letter "V" and the number 18,000,000,000.

Tough love for foreclosure victims

Mar 1, 2008
The government keeps trying solutions to the mortgage mess, but maybe some homes can't be saved. Tess talks to Lou Barnes about the homeowners who can't be rescued.