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Marketplace Money for March 30, 2007
Mar 30, 2007

Marketplace Money for March 30, 2007

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Marketplace Money for March 30, 2007

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Day in the Work Life: Wallet guardian

Mar 30, 2007
There are more billionaires in the world now than ever. And as you can imagine, they need a lot of help to stay rich. We hang out with an essential member of a billionaire's support team: the wallet guardian.

Mailbag for Friday, March 30, 2007

Mar 30, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on going into foreclosure, selling stock, and protecting teenagers from identity theft.

Buzzword: "M"

Mar 30, 2007
This week's Marketplace Money buzzword is brought to you by the letter "M."

A guide to proper allowance etiquette

Mar 30, 2007
Allowances can be a tricky subject. How much should you give your kids, or should you give them any money at all? Ashley Milne-Tyte finds out what some parents are doing.

Making specialty drugs cheaper

Mar 30, 2007
Biologics are the most expensive pharmaceuticals on the market, but you never see them advertised. This week, the FDA announced more research is needed for possible cheaper generic versions. Andrea Smardon reports.

Straight Story: Long-term health care

Mar 30, 2007
This week, long-term health care insurance is in trouble. Chris looks at why and helps us find a solution.

Define 'suspicious' activity

Mar 30, 2007
If you've ever had your credit card mysteriously shut down because the company wants to protect you against fraud, you'll know this can burn you. Tess Vigeland sits down with analyst Ted Crooks to talk about fraud and "suspicious" activity.

Shopaholism linked to other urges

Mar 30, 2007
A new study says that if you're trying to curb your appetite for spending, you might be making yourself more vulnerable to other urges down the road. Tess Vigeland talks to professor and consumer researcher Ron Faber, who co-authored the study.

Engaged:Tiffany and Mike's financial fairy tale

Mar 30, 2007
In the first installment of our latest Marketplace Money series, we follow Tiffany and Mike, an engaged couple embarking on the journey of marrying their finances. We follow the couple's economic union up to the wedding date on Sept. 1.