Marketplace Money for Friday, February 28, 2014

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This week, guest host Lizzie O'Leary and financial education expert Beth Kobliner explain how to talk to kids about money at every age. Dan Kadlec, contributor to TIME magazine, joins Marketplace Money to discuss Oklahoma’s mandate to add financial literacy courses to their high school curriculum. Lizzie and finance expert Jill Schlesinger answer listener questions. Digital producer Raghu Manavalan discusses what’s happening in social media and we see how bad weather hits the wallets of people across the U.S. Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson talk about the future of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, have we seen its demise? And comedian Maria Bamford looks back on her life for our Family Money series.

The costs behind winter blues

Snow, rain, wind, and ice are across the U.S. this year in one of the more dreadful winters on record. With unexpected weather comes unexpected costs.
Posted In: weather, storms, polar vortex

Kids and money: What are your rules?

Opinions vary on how, when, and if you should give kids money. What do you do?
Posted In: kids, children, Personal Finance

Family finance lessons: comedian Maria Bamford

Stand-up comedian Maria Bamford learned to do more than just save.
Posted In: Family finance lessons, Personal Finance, advice, comedians

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Boy With A Coin
Iron & Wine
Brain Freeze
Sackcloth Fashion
GO! [Explicit]
Common
It Ain't Hard To Tell (Explicit Album Version)
Nas
Own It
Mack Wilds
Losing You
Solange
I Got Love
Nate Dogg
Gut Feeling/[Slap Your Mammy]
Devo