Marketplace Money for Friday, April 11, 2014

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This week on Marketplace Money, guest host Lizzie O'Leary and tax attorney Kelly Phillips Erb give tax advice for last-minute filers. Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson tells us about the final days of Windows XP and why you should really, really upgrade if you still use it. Lizzie O’Leary and LA Times Consumer Finance Columnist David Lazarus answer questions from our listeners. Matthew Boesler, Business Insider reporter, tells us about the impact of food inflation on food prices, personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi gives us her tips for spring cleaning, and poet Doug Kearney tells us what he learned about money growing up.

Food inflation, or, why bacon is a good investment

A look into why food costs are rising across the world.
Posted In: Food, commodities, food inflation, inflation

Tidying up with financial spring cleaning

Some spring cleaning tips for your wallet, too.
Posted In: spring cleaning, advice, credit

Last-minute tips for tax procrastinators

April 15 is the last day to file your taxes. A few things to keep in mind if you haven't yet filed your taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, tax, tax day, advice

Family Finance Lessons: poet Douglas Kearney

A California-raised poet takes one childhood lesson a little too far.
Posted In: Family finance lessons, family advice

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Spring Love
Stevie B
Good Intent
Kimbra
This Year
The Mountain Goats
Sky's The Limit (Featuring 112)
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life On The Nickel
Foster The People
If You Return [feat. Little Dragon]
Maximum Balloon

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