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Gonna Dress You Up

Outfitted for the Office

Getting dressed for your first day at work should be easy. You have a degree from an institution of higher learning, after all. Yet often it isn't.


Suzanne D'Amato

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Transcript: Dressed for Work

Tuesday, April 11 at noon ET

No more sweats, hats and jogging shoes. Suzanne D'Amato can help you dress your wardrobe up for work.

Michelle Singletary

Transcript: Color of Money

Friday, April 14 at 1 p.m. ET

How many trips to Banana Republic will your new salary allow? Michelle Singletary offers money advice.

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  4. Disconnect your iPod and read the guide using "Extras > Notes."
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