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Playlist: Staying calm in uncertain times, limericks

Christina Huh Jul 29, 2011

Posted by Christina Huh

For Marketplace Money, Friday, July 29, 2011

All the debt ceiling crisis talk has average investors in a tizzy. We talk to two financial experts — including one who doubles as a psychiatrist — gives insight on how to stay calm and how to take control of your mind and your finances. Limerick master Dr. Goose and Money listeners express their thoughts on the debt ceiling with humorous limericks. Visa shows a study that the Tooth Fairy is feeling the pinch too. Kiddies might want to reel in their expectations for big financial payouts from their teeth. Divorce may end a marriage, but it doesn’t necessarily end home ownership. And a woman shares her story of learning about her husband’s federal tax fraud the day after he died and a tax clause that protected her from liability. Along with hotel and campsite bills, gas prices and the cost of hot dogs and marshmallows, road trippers might want to factor in the cost of toll roads, which are increasing across the United States. Here are the songs we played:

  • The Garden – Cut ChemistBuy
  • Melting Pot – Booker T. & the MG’sBuy
  • Cassettesingle – Fujiya and MiyagiBuy
  • Love Jones – J DillaBuy
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum FairyBuy

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