Marketplace Weekend for Friday, August 22, 2014

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This weekend, journalist Simran Sethi explains how her upbringing impacts the way she uses money now. Plus, we talk with Marketplace's Noel King and Linday Foster Thomas to recap their trip to Ferguson, Missouri and tell us about their experience. Also we look at the rising cost of school supplies being handed off to parents. What's more, good public schools are also causing massive spikes in home costs in desired district. Is the price worth it? We investigate. Then, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson talk about a few app that hep you discover a neighborhood and city. And after, writer Gwen Moran explains why women who ask to  work at home to take care of kids while on the clock are viewed more unfavorably than men who make the same request. Plus, Scotland is about a month away from a vote on whether it would like to be independent from the UK. What's the impact on business in the country?
Swiish Bar and Grill

A tale of two Fergusons

Marketplace's Noel King and Lindsay Foster Thomas recap their trip to Ferguson, Missouri and tell us about their experience.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests
Derive app

Tech IRL: Apps to get lost in familiar places

Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson talks about a few apps that help you discover a neighborhood and city instead of get from point A to point B.
Posted In: urban, Explorer, app, News
Brunch

Weekend Brunch: News and algorithms, auto-deleting email and paying it forward

We look back on the week's news and what's on our plate for the upcoming week.
Posted In: Ferguson, Facebook, starbucks, brunch, Opinion
School supplies

Your Wallet: The rising cost of school supplies

Marketplace's Adriene Hill explains the rising cost of school supplies being handed to parents.
Posted In: back-to-school shopping, budget cuts, schools, News

Scottish independence and the finance sector

Scotland is about a month away from a vote on whether it would like to be independent from the UK. What's the impact on business in the country?
Posted In: Scotland, independence

My money story: Journalist Simran Sethi

Writer Simran Sethi looks back on how her family's upbringing changed her life.
Posted In: my money story, childhood, Music, Opinion

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One Note Samba
Stan Getz
You Did It to Yourself
Black Diet
Zombie
Fela Kuti
Degrees of Light
Taylor McFerrin
Reservoir
Metronomy
Antenna
Bonobo
Beauty Beats
Beats Antique
Take A Ride
Onra
Social Insecurity
Oddisee