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A certified financial planner weighs in on bad habits

Lizzie O'Leary and Hayley Hershman | Oct 2, 2015
Put down the impulse purchase and quit neglecting your 401k.

PODCAST: Wake me up when September jobs end

David Brancaccio | Oct 2, 2015
The September jobs report, and employment in prison.
A view of Mount Everest.

Everest Industrial Complex

Sabri Ben-Achour and Tim Fernholz | Oct 2, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look back at the Mount Everest avalanche in April.
Posted In: marijuana, Mount Everest

At this factory, the workforce is paid in pennies

Mark Garrison | Oct 2, 2015
Does prison labor represent unfair competition for private industry?

Congress aims to give some drugmakers a break

Dan Gorenstein | Oct 2, 2015
The push comes even as lawmakers discuss ways to rein in drug prices.

More in U.S. apply to business school

Andy Uhler | Oct 2, 2015
The decision to pursue an MBA involves many considerations.

To get a date, you must punctuate

Marketplace staff | Oct 2, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

How can Russia afford these airstrikes in Syria?

Tony Wagner | Oct 1, 2015
They won't break the bank, but boots on the ground might.
Posted In: isis, Russia, syria

Shooting No. 294

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 1, 2015
10 people have died in a shooting at Umpqua Community College.
The new Google logo is displayed at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California.

Google is making a bold move in advertising deals

Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood | Oct 1, 2015
It will only charge marketers for ads that are 100 percent viewable.
Posted In: advertising, Google