Marketplace Money for Friday, January 03, 2014

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This weekend on Marketplace Money, host Carmen Wong Ulrich celebrates a new year with four devoted listeners determined to make and keep important financial resolutions in 2014. We meet Nina, a single mother in Oakland, Calif., who wants to retire abroad; Melissa and Joshua, a couple in Portland, Ore., who want to keep their newfound financial stability and stay off government assistance; Eric, a college student in Williamsburg, Va., who is striking out on his own for the first time this year; and Destie, a nonprofit worker in Bath, Maine who wants to plug her family’s budget leaks. Plus, Marketplace reporter Mitchell Hartman discusses the new software employers are using to screen applicants and how job seekers are working around it.

2014 Resolutions: Melissa and Joshua

In 2014, Marketplace Money will be following a few listeners and help them succeed in their financial New Year's resolutions. Melissa and Joshua live in Portland, Ore...
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2014 Resolutions: Nina

Nina in Oakland, Calif., is gearing up for retirement ... ideally abroad in Latin America or Asia. Carmen suggests some tips so she can get ready well in advance.
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2014 Resolutions: Eric

In 2014, Marketplace Money will be following a few listeners and help them succeed in their financial New Year's resolutions. Eric is a soon-to-be college graduate ...
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2014 Resolutions: Destie

In Bath, Maine, Destie and her family are in solid financial shape, but they have big budget leaks they can't account for and want to get on top of them in 2014.
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