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Playlist: Finance in matrimony, ‘The Blame Game’

Christina Huh Jun 17, 2011

Posted by Christina Huh

For Marketplace Money, Friday, June 17, 2011

It’s wedding season! Among all the details leading up to the big day, did you remember to talk to your partner about how you’ll deal with finances for two? We learn some tips on how to approach the subject and how to set up a budget. It’s easy to point the finger, but do you know what to do when someone’s putting the blame on you? Author Ben Dattner discusses the psychology behind credit and blame and how the best leaders deal with both. And according to a survey, workers in the financial industry are among some of the most susceptible to depression. Reporter Sean Cole takes a look at why.

High school students in Florida have set up their credit union for their student body, so students can start learning how to manage their money early. We caught up with a family we talked to three years ago about the foreclosures they were going through on their two houses. They talk their life was renters and why they think they’re ready for another mortgage. In the latest in your information used by companies, banks and credit card companies may use data on your spending habits to send you deals to places you shop most. Invasion of privacy or a win for the consumer? Liz Weston and Tess Vigeland answer listeners’ money questionsAnd we talk to a man who was wrongly imprisoned for 26 years and the special significance of the ID card in his wallet. Here are the songs we played:

  • The Only One – Dangermouse and JeminiBuy
  • Break Your Heart – Taio feat. LudacrisBuy
  • Morse – Nightmares on WaxBuy
  • Blame it on the rain – Milli VanilliBuy
  • Tin Flower – RJD2Buy

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