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Marketplace Money for Friday, May 02, 2014

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This week, Marketplace Money host Lizzie O'Leary and personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi discuss her latest book, "When She Makes More," and the rise of female breadwinners in America. Ron Lieber of the New York Times gives advice to parents who have kids heading to college in the fall, but no money to pay for it. Forbes contributor John Wasik tells us about ways to protect yourself from debit card fees. Louis Barajas and Lizzie O'Leary take questions from our listeners and Demetria Lucas tells us about the money lessons she learned growing up.

What to do when you can't pay for college

Saving for college is a priority for many parents, but sometimes life gets in the way. What do you do with zero savings?
Posted In: college, Paying for college, student debt

Female breadwinners are rising

Farnoosh Torabi, author of "When She Makes More," explains how the rise of female breadwinners is changing relationships.
Posted In: money and relationships, love

Family finance lessons: Demetria Lucas listens to her mother ... eventually

A Belle in Brooklyn explains how her mother's advice paid off in the long run.
Posted In: family advice, Personal Finance

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Fall In Love
Phantogram
Dreams (Gigamesh edit)
Fleetwood Mac
Strange Mercy
Warrior (Bonus Track)
Kimbra
Ce Jeu
Yelle