Now Playing: 08-13-12 Marketplace

Mitt Romney's choice for vice presidential candidate is young and in the know, so how long before Americans start doing as Paul Ryan does and spending their money in the same places and on the same things? And we look into whether it could really be the budget and government spending -- and not the economy -- that's top of mind for voters. Google has announced it's buying the travel guidebook company Frommers. A New York judge says that credit card companies are utilizing the same robo-signing tactics used during the mortgage crisis to collect credit card debt. And Kai Ryssdal talks to Garret Keizer about his new book about privacy.