Spousonomics: The Marketplace Money counseling session
Last week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland interviewed Jenny Anderson and Paula Szuchman, the authors of a new book called Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage and Dirty Dishes, which examines the marital relationship as an economist would.
We asked our listeners to write in and tell us why they should be chosen for a “Spousonomics” counseling session. The letter we picked came from husband and wife duo Emily and Phil Strong from St. Paul, Minn. You can listen to that full interview here.
But from all the letters we received from listeners, it was too hard to choose just one. So we recorded a special Web-only “Spousonomics” counseling session with another couple who got our attention with poetry:
He was listening to Marketplace Money
When he heard a story quite funny
On spousonomics you see
and so intrigued was he
he played the podcast for his honey.
That ode came from Stephanie Neid and Chris Ghan of Boise, Idaho. They have been married for eight years, but only recently joined finances and needed some advice wading through those uncharted financial waters. Click on the audio player below to hear their interview.
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