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Marketplace Money for Friday, May 30, 2014
May 30, 2014

Marketplace Money for Friday, May 30, 2014

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This weekend on Marketplace Money, guest host Barbara Bogaev talks with psychologist Emily Bianchi about the link between narcissism and growing up during a recession. Also, Marketplace Tech Report host Ben Johnson joins Barbara Bogaev to talk what's new in the world of technology. Financial expert Lauren Lyons Cole stops by to help answer listeners' most challenging financial questions. Catey Hill, consumer reporter for MarketWatch, joins the show to give some tips on when to find the best shopping deals. Barbara Bogaev is also joined by Gerri Detweiler, the director of consumer education for Credit.com, about how and when to consider taking out a debt consolidation loan.

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A scam-free way to consolidate your debt

May 30, 2014
TV ads often promise to get you out of debt for free. But are any of them legit?

The best days of the week to shop

May 30, 2014
Forget the weekends. Spend your money mid-week in order to get the best deals.

How the recession shaped a more humble generation

May 30, 2014
A new study says that individuals who grow up during a recession temper traits of narcissism.

This weekend on Marketplace Money, guest host Barbara Bogaev talks with psychologist Emily Bianchi about the link between narcissism and growing up during a recession. Also, Marketplace Tech Report host Ben Johnson joins Barbara Bogaev to talk what’s new in the world of technology. Financial expert Lauren Lyons Cole stops by to help answer listeners’ most challenging financial questions. Catey Hill, consumer reporter for MarketWatch, joins the show to give some tips on when to find the best shopping deals. Barbara Bogaev is also joined by Gerri Detweiler, the director of consumer education for Credit.com, about how and when to consider taking out a debt consolidation loan.