Jun 3, 2011

Marketplace Money for Friday, June 3, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, June 3, 2011

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What's in your wallet, Joseph Ballet?

A Louisiana transplant in Alabama talks about why he carries a pistol permit in his wallet.

Another chance at school and employment

Jun 3, 2011
A few months ago, Cecilia Marquez took a risk and left school to take on a full-time job. We check in with her to see what's happened since.

Getting Personal: Helping a friend out, starting a business

Jun 3, 2011
Scott Chiotakis and Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell answer your personal finance questions.

Egyptians in U.S. struggling to send money home

Jun 3, 2011
For many immigrants, it's an obligation to send money back to their families. But many Egyptians in the U.S. are suffering from the recession and are sending less or no money back to their families in Egypt.

The psychology behind the price tag

Jun 3, 2011
Ever wonder why some store's prices may end in a nine, eight or zero? Author William Poundstone talks about how those numbers influence what you buy.

Talking to your parents about their money

Jun 3, 2011
It's hard to talk to people about how they manage their money, especially your own parents. Learn some tips on how to start talking to aging parents about their finances and what information you should get from them.

Beware the fees on new unemployment pre-paid debit cards

Jun 3, 2011
States have moved to replace unemployment checks with pre-paid debit cards, but workers should beware of extra fees and rules that vary from state to state.

Job searching in a social media age

Jun 4, 2011
Job seekers these days can look to a number of social media tools to help find the right connections and be more selective in their search.