Marketplace Money for Friday, June 17, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, June 17, 2011

Debit and credit cards may strike you a deal

Credit cards and banks know a lot about what you purchase, and they're offering that information to merchants so they can target ads tailored to you. Reporter Stacey Vanek-Smith discusses how it all works.
Posted In: Banks, Credit Cards

A depressing job or a job for depressed people?

Stock brokers, financial planners, accountants: Workers of the financial industry are among the most likely to have had a major depressive episode in the past year. Reporter Sean Cole looks at what makes this industry more susceptible to depression.
Posted In: Jobs

How to navigate 'The Blame Game'

Blame: It's easy to serve, but hard to take. Author Ben Dattner discusses the psychology of blame and how good leaders deal with it.
Posted In: Jobs

The housing crisis, in retrospect

The Sinclair family lost two homes to foreclosure in 2008. We get an update on how they're doing today and why the family thinks they're ready for another mortgage.
Posted In: Housing

Getting Personal: Credit cards, becoming self-employed

Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and MSN's Liz Pulliam Weston answer listener questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance

The banking business -- in high school

A couple of high school kids in Florida set up a credit union for their student body. Now students can start learning how to manage their money early.
Posted In: Banks

How to have the money talk with your partner

Kiplinger's Lisa Gerstner discusses how to initiate a conversation about money with your partner and offers advice on merging finances.
Posted In: Personal Finance

What's in your wallet, Johnnie Lindsey?

A Texas man who was wrongly imprisoned for 26 years talks about the significance of the ID card in his wallet.

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