May 2, 2008

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Segments From this episode

Congress preps for credit crackdown

May 2, 2008
The Federal Reserve recently proposed tough new rules for the credit card industry. Now Congress wants its turn. Tess speaks with Congressman Barney Frank.

Investors want a say on executive pay

May 2, 2008
The latest European trend arriving in the U.S.: allowing shareholders to vote on executive pay packages. As Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, investors are eager to make themselves heard.

Straight Story: Peer-to-peer

May 2, 2008
As it becomes harder to get a loan from a bank, alternatives emerge. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the pros and cons of peer-to-peer lending.

Stimulating the charity sector

May 2, 2008
Economic stimulus payments are in the mail, but as Danielle Karson explains, before you blow that check, there are some charities who'd like to make their pitch.

New condo loan rules add headaches

May 2, 2008
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac now ask more of lenders making condo loans. Tess asks David Lereah to explain the new regulations making life tough for prospective condo owners.

Getting Personal

May 2, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about purchasing a business, buying foreign real estate, self-employment and financing study abroad.
Getting Personal
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Day in the Work Life: Sound effects guy

May 2, 2008
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we listen in with a sound effects guy who adds a dash of audio magic to the movies.

Educating Rico: Graduation day

May 2, 2008
It's the end of an era as Rico Gagliano's on-air education draws to a close. Tess and Rico look back at lessons learned in this final episode of "Educating Rico."
Rico Gagliano back in 2004, studying up for the first "Educating Rico" segment.
Vince Winkel

Working past retirement

May 2, 2008
Whether they saved too little or want to stay active, more Americans are working into what are usually considered the retirement years. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains the challenges of staying in the workforce.
Retirement planning
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Don't be fuelish

May 2, 2008
Want to save money on gas? Philip Reed shows Tess how "miracle" gadgets fare against easing off the gas pedal a bit.
A gas pump in Berkeley, Calif.
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