Playlist: Season of giving
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace Money, Friday, December 17, 2010
Appropriate to the season, we covered a lot about gift-giving on our show this week. There were tips on how to find a good “green” holiday gift and how to plan for year-end donations. We looked into whether extended warranties are worth it, and why charities are sending you so much junk mail. We also heard about a winning idea of incorporating savings into credit ratings as a way to get people to save more, and about how a small town that was once considered “middle America” is doing 10 years later. If you wanted another gift, here’s a playlist of the songs from the show:
- Year of the Ox – Sufjan StevensBuy
- Christmas Waltz – Atlantic Five Jazz BandBuy
- Positive – Sly and the Family StoneBuy
- A Staff of Strength In The Hands Of The Righteous – The Sway MachineryBuy
- I Ain’t Jivin, I’m Jamming – Leon Huff Jr.Buy
- Nashville West – The ByrdsBuy
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