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The Beatles should've given us a leg up and told us what money can buy: Happiness -- to a certain degree. A study shows that folks who earn around $75,000 think they have a pretty good life, compared to those who earn less.
Host Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof, personal finance columnist for CBS Moneywatch takes on listener's money questions. In the show this week, and economist has trouble figuring out the answer to a home refinance riddle, a 14-year-old girl learns the basics of savings and an amateur wine maker wonders if there's a cheap way to start a new vineyard.
It's harder than ever to get a job now, even if you've got all kinds of degrees and experience. But the challenge increases when all of that experience was in another country.
Tess Vigeland talks to John Kestner, a grad student at the MIT Media Lab, about his "proverbial wallets" concept, which attempts to take the abstract, digitized way many people spend money into
Marketplace Money for Friday, September 10, 2010