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Mar 7, 2014

Marketplace Money for Friday, March 7, 2014

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This weekend, guest host Lizzie O’Leary and reporter Nancy Marshall-Genzer discuss the impact of President Obama’s federal budget proposal. How does the budget impact our wallets? Plus, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson discusses the latest tech in money. Personal finance expert Louis Barajas answers listeners’ questions about saving and spending. Also, musician Andrew WK contemplates the personal finance behind partying, we examine whether networking actually works for everyone and listeners tell us how their music buying habits have changed over the years.

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Minorities have a harder time networking

Mar 7, 2014
In a world where networking can make a career, race plays a big role.

Why buy? Memories of a music consumer

Mar 7, 2014
Earlier this year, Billboard reported the first drop in digital music sales since the iTunes store made its debut in 2003. CD sales continued their steady decline and overall album sales experienced an 8.4% drop.
100 Cassette-only releases from the 80's and 90's interned in a wood case
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What partying taught Andrew W.K. about money

Mar 7, 2014
"Money spent on getting wasted is never wasted."

This weekend, guest host Lizzie O’Leary and reporter Nancy Marshall-Genzer discuss the impact of President Obama’s federal budget proposal. How does the budget impact our wallets? Plus, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson discusses the latest tech in money. Personal finance expert Louis Barajas answers listeners’ questions about saving and spending. Also, musician Andrew WK contemplates the personal finance behind partying, we examine whether networking actually works for everyone and listeners tell us how their music buying habits have changed over the years.