Marketplace Money for Friday, January 10, 2014

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This weekend, host Carmen Wong Ulrich explores what seems to be a growing trend of publicizing tense employer-employee relations online. She speaks with law professor David Yamada about why workers choose to take their departure from a job public and the implications of that. Plus, certified financial planner Greg Fisher helps answer listeners’ personal finance questions and comedian W. Kamau Bell shares how his childhood experiences with money shaped his current financial habits.

Ask Carmen: How to find a financial planner

Dawn in Albany, New York learns about about how to organize and manage her multiple retirement funds.
Posted In: ask carmen, Retirement, retirement planning

Burning bridges while going viral: What are your rights when you lose a job?

There's a recent trend of (former) employees quitting jobs and putting up videos and comments on social media criticizing their employer. How many weeks of pay would you give up to be able to say what you want to about your job and not worry about burning a bridge?
Posted In: ask carmen, quitting your job, Unemployment, worker rights, labor rights

Lightning Round: Credit cards, how to improve your FICO and more

For the start of 2014, we're tackling all of your questions about credit cards.
Posted In: ask carmen, lightning round, Credit Cards, credit score, FICO

Family finance lessons: Stand-up comedian W. Kamau Bell

The veteran stand-up comic talks about piecing together a living, and eventually saving, when you're self-employed

Music from this show

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Right To Complain (featuring Marc Broussard)
Trombone Shorty
Go Bang
SBTRKT
Love Will Tear Us Apart
Joy Division
Shaft In Africa (Addis) (Soundtrack)
Johnny Pate
Just A Touch
AlunaGeorge
I'll House You
Jungle Brothers
We Are On The Move (feat. Eric Roberson)
Zo!

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