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Marketplace Money for May 25, 2007
May 25, 2007

Marketplace Money for May 25, 2007

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Marketplace Money for May 25, 2007

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Buzzword: Ethanol effect

May 25, 2007
Solving one problem sometimes just creates another. It's not easy being green.

Fixing the fixed rate issue

May 25, 2007
Relief may soon be on the way for consumers burned by credit card mumbo-jumbo. Tess Vigeland talks to Bankrate.com's Greg McBride about changes proposed by the Federal Reserve.

You don't need money just to look . . .

May 25, 2007
Don't have $3 million to buy that dream house? Doesn't mean you can't still cruise it. Cash Peters takes us "open housing."

More than just a loud bell

May 25, 2007
There's a burglary in the U.S. every 15 seconds. That's good news for the home security industry, but what system is right for your needs? Jeff Tyler goes alarm shopping.

We take 'cheapskate' as a compliment

May 25, 2007
Frugality is a virtue. Tess Vigeland explores the wisdom of cutting your costs with the Economides, America's cheapest family (and yes, that's their real name).

Mailbag for Friday, May 25, 2007

May 25, 2007
This week, economics editor Chris Farrell talks researching socially-responsible mutual funds, tips on giving money to a trust and the inside scoop on doing a "short sale" of your home.

Straight Story: Societal pressure

May 25, 2007
Economics editor Chris Farrell says society asks too much of consumers.

Day in the Work Life: Making 'rain'

May 25, 2007
When it rains it pours, right? This woman hopes so. Her job: to make sure her company is showered with new business.

Getting in on the ground price

May 25, 2007
Ever buy a round-trip plane ticket only to find the same trip available for $100 less two days later? Amy Scott navigates websites that help you grab the last-minute bargain - even when it's too late.

Questions, comments and accolades

May 25, 2007
Tess Vigeland hears listener feedback on recent Money stories. Have you written us yet?