Marketplace Money for Friday, August 31, 2012
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The political convention season is halfway through, you're probably already sick of all the posturing and grandstanding. But theatrics aside, there are a whole bunch of personal-finance issues on the table, and they couldn't have a greater impact on your wallet. Are voters getting the straight dope? On today's show, we cut through the political rhetoric and look at what's really at stake on a variety of fronts -- health care, Medicare, student loans. We'll even explore the issue of government playing a role in your eating habits. Sound off and let us know your thoughts on all these issues.