Sep 22, 2017

09/22/2017: Taxes, makeup, Gucci Mane

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This week, we're talking tax reform with former Sen. Bill Bradley, we'll answer your job-related questions with Ask A Manager’s Alison Green and head out with a makeup artist to check out Rihanna’s new Fenty Beauty product line. Plus,…

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4 things you didn't know about North Korea's economy

Sep 22, 2017
Like, that its economy is actually growing.


This photo illustration shows North Korean currency purchased at a Chinese border town, in Beijing on Mar. 6, 2013.
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Why is Rihanna's makeup line selling like wild?

Sep 22, 2017
Fenty Beauty boasts 40 shades of foundation. Fans say it gives women of color something they can't find elsewhere.
Bamike Ogunrinu, left, sits as New York City-based makeup artist Etzel Ecleston does her makeup with Fenty Beauty products. The brand, launched this month by popstar Rihanna, has been selling out online and in stores.
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The cost of making honey

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Why bears lose their lives for the sticky stuff.

Former Sen. Bill Bradley talks tax reform

Sep 22, 2017
Marketplace Weekend digs into the issue of tax reform, plus, a look at taxes as a tool for social engineering.
Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley speaks during a news conference to discuss Cory Booker's campaign run for the Senate on June 2013. 
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Meet Gucci Mane, hustling since he was 9 years old

Sep 22, 2017
Rapper and author Gucci Mane takes the Marketplace Quiz.
Rapper Gucci Mane is the author of the new book "The Autobiography of Gucci Mane," written while he was in prison.
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Ask A Manager: What should you do if you're overqualified?

Alison Green answers your questions on being overqualified and credit checks.
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This week, we’re talking tax reform with former Sen. Bill Bradley, we’ll answer your job-related questions with Ask A Manager’s Alison Green and head out with a makeup artist to check out Rihanna’s new Fenty Beauty product line. Plus, rapper Gucci Mane takes the Marketplace Quiz.

As always, we want to hear your stories and opinions. We’re at weekend@marketplace.org, hit us up on Facebook or tweet at us, @MarketplaceWKND.