Marketplace Money for Friday, September 3, 2010

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Marketplace Money for Friday, September 3, 2010

More than eight decades in the work force

Tess Vigeland talks to Sally Gordon, who at 101 years old was recently honored to be "America's Outstanding Oldest Worker."
Posted In: Jobs

The new holier than thou

Tess Vigeland speaks with author Andrew Potter about his latest book "The Authenticity Hoax," where he argues that things like the locavore and eco-tourism is the new way to flaunt wealth.
Posted In: Savings

New teachers struggle to find jobs

Since the recession, many new grads have struggled to find jobs. But with steep cuts from district budgets and layoffs, new teachers find it especially challenging to find a position.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

Getting Personal: long-term care insurance, how to pay off debt

Tess Vigeland and MSN's personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston answer your personal finance questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance

Thinking outside the (cornbread) box

Tess Vigeland gets an update from Beverly Davis, the woman who was trying to save her house by selling cornbread mix.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Housing

Government's loan mod program ineffective

Tess Vigeland talks to Paul Kiel of ProPublica about the investigative news organizations series on the government's loan modification program.
Posted In: Housing

Get to know Stacey, the savvy single

In part two of our series on data mining, Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith visits a data mining company and sees what they know about her through her credit card transactions, Facebook account... It's a lot.

Data mining pushes marketing to a new level

Every time you swipe one a rewards card at a store, that data goes somewhere to get analyzed. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look at the multi-billion dollar data mining industry -- how it has evolved and where it will go.
Posted In: Charity, Retail

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Vigo Bay
Minotaur Shock
Struttin'With Some Barbecue (Album Version)
Louis Armstrong

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