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Marketplace Money for Friday, October 25, 2013
Oct 25, 2013

Marketplace Money for Friday, October 25, 2013

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This week: Money Secrets. Shhh…. Secret bank accounts.  Hidden credit cards.  Hard to find investments.  Fifteen percent of Americans—with merged finances—admit to having a financial account their partners don’t know about.  We talk with two listeners who have squirreled away money.  Also, a conversation with Carmen Wong Ulrich, the new Marketplace Money host.  She talks about why we keep secrets and also answers listeners questions.  Plus,  your brain on money.  Poverty, wealth, and decisions:  Surprising new research about the mind’s financial eye.

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How poverty changes the way we make decisions

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Oct 23, 2013
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Money secrets: Should you keep a secret bank account?

Oct 24, 2013
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This week: Money Secrets. Shhh…. Secret bank accounts.  Hidden credit cards.  Hard to find investments.  Fifteen percent of Americans—with merged finances—admit to having a financial account their partners don’t know about.  We talk with two listeners who have squirreled away money.  Also, a conversation with Carmen Wong Ulrich, the new Marketplace Money host.  She talks about why we keep secrets and also answers listeners questions.  Plus,  your brain on money.  Poverty, wealth, and decisions:  Surprising new research about the mind’s financial eye.