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Marketplace Money for Friday, November 22, 2013

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This weekend on Marketplace Money, host Carmen Wong Ulrich presents a special collaboration with The New York Times called “The New Math of Healthcare.” The show features interviews with Times and Marketplace reporters who explore the changing landscape of American healthcare, including what the transitions mean for retirees and the uninsured. Plus, how to shop for the right health plan for you. We also check in with folks who have to work on the Thanksgiving holiday and break down what the latest news about the Dow means for the average investor.

Listeners share their working on Thanksgiving stories

As Thanksgiving approaches, many people still have to work on the holiday. But not everyone is upset about it.
Posted In: listener stories, Commentary, Thanksgiving, working on holidays

Featured Voicemail: Building credit

Nick from Chicago left a voice mail for Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich about how to get a higher credit limit without going into debt.
Posted In: ask carmen, Personal Finance, Credit card, credit limit, buying a home

Having a baby? Here's 5 money questions to consider

Marketplace Money listener Andrew is expecting his first child. What should he make sure to account for when getting ready financially?
Posted In: raising a child, Personal Finance, advice, ask carmen

Need a credit card? 5 sites to check out first

If you're looking for a new credit card, these sites will help you comparison shop before making the plunge.
Posted In: Credit card, advice, Personal Finance

Weighing the risks of going without health insurance

For many people, complying with the new health care law will become a financial decision.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA

Navigating today’s health insurance marketplace

Tips to evaluate your options under the plans offered by the Affordable Care Act.

You plan your retirement, then you get the health bill

As the American population ages and insurers try to rein in costs, the share of health and medical costs that retirees can expect to shoulder is becoming more formidable.

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Future Sound [Explicit]
Jurassic 5
Lose Yourself to Dance
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams
Cirrus
Bonobo
Like Whaaat (feat. Bad Lucc) [Explicit]
The Problem
Stronger Than Me
Amy Winehouse