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CBS MoneyWatch.com

Introducing: CBS MoneyWatch.com

Dear ZDNet reader,

We are proud to introduce CBS MoneyWatch.com, a new site from the people who bring you BNET. We cover the places where money and life intersect: your work, your family, your investments, your future - and, of course, the broader economy, which affects all of our financial well-being.

Here's a sampler of our recent articles. We hope you like what you see, and that you'll bookmark CBS MoneyWatch.com and come back for more.

 

When to Cash in on "Cash for Clunkers"
The conventional wisdom says: Dump your wheels now and grab the rebate from Uncle Sam. The conventional wisdom is wrong. Here's what you should do instead.

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Twitter Your Way to a Better Job
If you're not using LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to advance your career, you're losing out to competitors who are. Here's how to take advantage of each service's best features - and avoid their pitfalls.

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What's the Best Car for Your Teenager?
Here's the challenge: My editor wants an economical and reliable car for his teenage daughter. His budget tops out at $9,000. But here's the catch: his 17-year-old likes to roll in style and a Kia or Hyundai simply won't do.

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The 7 Best Places to Retire
Finding a great place to retire isn't easy, but our analysis of the leading Best Places rankings will help you know where to start looking.

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Track Your Investments with a CBS MoneyWatch.com Portfolio
Our free portfolio tool is easy to use. Just plug in your stocks and mutual funds, and watch the action online.

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Warning: You Won't Retire When You Think You Will
As you stare at the smoking ruin of your 401(k), the collapsed value of your home, it's pretty clear what you have to do to have any hope of retiring with dignity. Work a few more years. But what if you can't?

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What NOT to Do at a Business Lunch: 10 Rules
The way to career success winds through many an important restaurant meal. Make sure you don't try to walk that path with spinach between your teeth. In a job market as tough as this one, the business meal is one more ritual you can't afford to get wrong.

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Video: What Kids Don't Know About Money
Young people say they don't feel prepared to make smart financial choices, according to a recent a recent survey. Here's how parents can (and should) teach their own children.

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Is This Credit Card "Gotcha" Aimed at You?
Watch out for a new credit card iniquity - the suspension. Even if you are one day past due now, CapOne may suspend your account.

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How to be a Better Salesperson - Of Yourself
To thrive in your career, you have to be good at selling your ideas inside your own organization. After years of study, Wharton professor Richard Shell can tell you exactly what works - and what doesn't.

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The New Job Market: Who Wins and Who Loses?
Recession, government spending, and demographics are transforming the workforce right before your eyes. To protect your career, make sure you're on the right side of history.

 
 

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