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Marketplace Money for Friday, May 02, 2014
May 2, 2014

Marketplace Money for Friday, May 02, 2014

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This week, Marketplace Money host Lizzie O'Leary and personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi discuss her latest book, "When She Makes More," and the rise of female breadwinners in America. Ron Lieber of the New York Times gives advice to parents who have kids heading to college in the fall, but no money to pay for it. Forbes contributor John Wasik tells us about ways to protect yourself from debit card fees. Louis Barajas and Lizzie O'Leary take questions from our listeners and Demetria Lucas tells us about the money lessons she learned growing up.

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Family finance lessons: Demetria Lucas listens to her mother ... eventually

May 1, 2014
A Belle in Brooklyn explains how her mother's advice paid off in the long run.

Female breadwinners are rising

May 2, 2014
Farnoosh Torabi, author of "When She Makes More," explains how the rise of female breadwinners is changing relationships.

What to do when you can't pay for college

May 2, 2014
Saving for college is a priority for many parents, but sometimes life gets in the way. What do you do with zero savings?

This week, Marketplace Money host Lizzie O’Leary and personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi discuss her latest book, “When She Makes More,” and the rise of female breadwinners in America. Ron Lieber of the New York Times gives advice to parents who have kids heading to college in the fall, but no money to pay for it. Forbes contributor John Wasik tells us about ways to protect yourself from debit card fees. Louis Barajas and Lizzie O’Leary take questions from our listeners and Demetria Lucas tells us about the money lessons she learned growing up.