Marketplace Money for Friday, March 21, 2014

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This week, guest host Lizzie O’Leary and personal finance expert Lauren Lyons Cole answer listeners’ questions about money. Plus, we explore the tensions that arise in neighborhoods where gentrification has caused both economic and cultural shifts and discuss how raising the minimum wage would affect the day-to-day lifestyles of families and individuals. Also, who do you tip and why? A new Starbucks app makes it easy to add gratuity to your purchases, but just because it’s convenient, does that mean people will pay?

Keep the change: The psychology of tipping

To tip or not to tip? Starbucks is trying to make that decision as easy as a text message.
Posted In: tipping, consumer

The conversation of gentrification

Gentrification is happening in neighborhoods all around the country.
Posted In: gentrification, neighborhoods, urban

A raise in minimum wage

What the minimum wage means for individuals and small businesses
Posted In: minimum wage, labor, wages, salary, employment

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Shut Up and Let Me Go
The Ting Tings
Keep It Clean
Camera Obscura
Submerge:Til We Become The Sun
Maxwell
Oh Timbaland (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit]
Timbaland
When the Bed Breaks Down, I'll Meet You In the Spring
Incredible Bongo Band
One Day
B.o.B
Go Bang
SBTRKT