Marketplace Money for Friday, March 7, 2014

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This weekend, guest host Lizzie O’Leary and reporter Nancy Marshall-Genzer discuss the impact of President Obama’s federal budget proposal. How does the budget impact our wallets? Plus, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson discusses the latest tech in money. Personal finance expert Louis Barajas answers listeners’ questions about saving and spending. Also, musician Andrew WK contemplates the personal finance behind partying, we examine whether networking actually works for everyone and listeners tell us how their music buying habits have changed over the years.

What partying taught Andrew W.K. about money

"Money spent on getting wasted is never wasted."
Posted In: Music, partying, Commentary

Why buy? Memories of a music consumer

Earlier this year, Billboard reported the first drop in digital music sales since the iTunes store made its debut in 2003. CD sales continued their steady decline and overall album sales experienced an 8.4% drop.
Posted In: Music, buying music, consumer, CD, mp3

Minorities have a harder time networking

In a world where networking can make a career, race plays a big role.
Posted In: sxsw, networking

Music from this show

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Shoppin [feat. David Banner] [Explicit]
Begetz
Oliver Twist
D'Banj
Loyal (West Coast Version)
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Too $hort
She Was Mine (Album Version)
Terrence Howard

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