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Marketplace Money for Friday, May 23, 2014
May 23, 2014

Marketplace Money for Friday, May 23, 2014

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This weekend on Marketplace Money, guest host Barbara Bogaev talks with Travis Dorsch, sports psychologist and professor at Utah State University about how overspending on kids’ sports can lead to a decrease in the child’s enjoyment and motivation to play sports. Certified Financial Planner Louis Barajas stops by to help answer listeners’ financial questions and Ryan Lile, founder of Savvy Traveler and Frequent Flyer Academy shows us how to maximize our frequent flyer rewards while minimizing the headache of booking a flight. Then, Nicole Williams and Barbara Bogaev talk about common mistakes made on LinkedIn and how the platform differs from a traditional resume. Finally, comedian Hari Kondabolu talks about how Monopoly changed his life.

Segments From this episode

Spending money on kids' sports: Worth it or not?

May 21, 2014
You don't have to spend a lot to help your kids enjoy and succeed in sports.

Family finance lessons: Comedian Hari Kondabolu

May 21, 2014
For Hari Kondabolu, the board game Monopoly was a lesson about life.

Getting the most out of LinkedIn

May 22, 2014
Wherever you end up this summer, odds are that you’ll be posting about it on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook. But what about LinkedIn?

This weekend on Marketplace Money, guest host Barbara Bogaev talks with Travis Dorsch, sports psychologist and professor at Utah State University about how overspending on kids’ sports can lead to a decrease in the child’s enjoyment and motivation to play sports. Certified Financial Planner Louis Barajas stops by to help answer listeners’ financial questions and Ryan Lile, founder of Savvy Traveler and Frequent Flyer Academy shows us how to maximize our frequent flyer rewards while minimizing the headache of booking a flight. Then, Nicole Williams and Barbara Bogaev talk about common mistakes made on LinkedIn and how the platform differs from a traditional resume. Finally, comedian Hari Kondabolu talks about how Monopoly changed his life.