Marketplace Money for Friday, September 14, 2012

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A year ago, Occupy Wall Street began in New York's Zuccotti Park and spread to cities all across the U.S. You couldn't miss hearing about the 99 percent versus the 1 percent on Twitter, Facebook, TV, and the radio. But on the movement's one-year anniversary we ask the question: Did protesters succeed? In fact, banks are still giving money to people who can't afford to pay it back. We're not talking home mortgages here; this time it's car loans. Plus, we talk with two newlyweds and their Rabbi about personal finance. It's the latest in our series on religion and money.
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The expense of the synagogue in Jewish faith

Part of our series on life at the intersection of religion and personal finance
Posted In: religion, Money, Judaism
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To a football fan with financial savvy

One football fan in Ann Arbor, Michigan finds a way to pay for his renovation with upscale tailgating.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, college football, Wolverines
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An age-old pre-occupation: The fountain of youth

There's a price to be paid for aging gracefully
Posted In: Senior moment, youth, Retirement
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Paying for beauty in a drought

It's not easy to maintain a beautiful lawn...especially when there's no water.
Posted In: gardening, water, drought
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Getting advertised sale price easier said than done

David Segal, a.k.a. The Haggler at the New York Times has a cautionary tale for those looking for great deals.
Posted In: sales, bait and ditch
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Lasting legacy of Occupy Wall Street remains unclear

Social movements come and go -- will Occupy Wall Street be one that lasts? Or has it already dissipated? Also, listen to letters that Occupiers wrote to financial institutions.
Posted In: Occupy movement, tea party, politics, society
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Dear Big Banks, from Occupy Wall Street

Letters written during the Occupy Wall Street movement provide insight into what sparked the protests one year ago.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street
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Longer loans allow consumers to stretch their budgets

Six and seven-year car loans are increasingly popular, though they come at a higher price over the long term.
Posted In: auto loan, car loan, Mustang

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Crazy 'Bout An Automobile [Every Woman I Know]
Ry Cooder
Never Here
Elastica
I'm Shipping Up To Boston
Dropkick Murphys
Golden Brown
The Stranglers
Idea of Happiness
Van She

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