Jolie Myers is a former associate producer for Marketplace's Wealth & Poverty desk. 

Myers joined Marketplace in 2009 as a fill-in producer. Before joining the Wealth & Poverty desk, she was the director of the Marketplace Morning Report

Myers is a graduate of Michigan State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in journalism.  A native of Grand Ledge, Mich., Myers now resides in Los Angeles.

 

Features By Jolie Myers

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Income Upshot: Homer Simpson edition

The Income Upshot tool can tell you how people at your income level live, work and play. But you can also find out a lot about other people in the public eye.
Posted In: Homer Simpson, census
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A football fantasy: Ranking the NFL with economics

As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
Posted In: NFL, football, median income, San Francisco, Detroit
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The brands that say U.S.A. (but aren't based here)

Several brands that top a list of the 25 most patriotic brands in America aren't exactly American anymore.
Posted In: Jeep, Coke, brands, Wilson, Budweiser, Zippo, Marlboro, John Deere
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College athletes team up on a different court

We're expecting movement today in the case that could decide whether college athletes share in the billions of dollars in broadcast and video game revenues
Posted In: NCAA, Sports, college
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Record number of moms are breadwinners

A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that four-in-ten families have mothers who are the primary or sole earner.
Posted In: single mothers, economic trends, demographics, pew
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Photos: You know you're wealthy when...

People from all backgrounds weigh in on what makes a person wealthy.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, wealth
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QUIZ: What do you know about poverty in America?

We ran the numbers on poverty in the U.S. -- from the number of Americans on food stamps to the unemployment rate for African-Americans. Take our 10-question quiz to see how much you know.
Posted In: poverty, quiz
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Tough Choices: How the poor spend money

Three families living around the poverty line in San Diego tell Marketplace Money what it means to spend money when you don't have a whole lot of it.
Posted In: child poverty, Personal Finance, San Diego, Housing, cars, wealth gap, economic mobility, tough choices, poverty
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The psychology of poverty

One Harvard professor says being poor not only impacts people financially, but mentally as well
Posted In: poor, tough choices, psychology, behavioral economics
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Falling into poverty: A family’s story

Clifford Fleischbein and DeeDee Varner used to make $250,000 a year. They're now living just above the poverty line in San Diego.
Posted In: tough choices, poverty

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