Oct 27, 2017

10/27/2017: Fashion delivery, mature YouTube, 401(k)s

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On this episode, we discuss the Affordable Care Act, get the lowdown on 401(k) plans and go inside the world of mature beauty tutorials on YouTube. Plus, stories on fashion subscription services and the unregulated business of donating a body…

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Weezer wants to be the first band on Mars

Oct 27, 2017
But in the meantime the rock band takes the Marketplace Quiz.
Rivers Cuomo (second from right) said the most surprising thing about being a musician is the amount of time spent in front of a computer.
Photo courtesy of Jeremy Cowart

What happens when a body is donated to science?

Oct 27, 2017
The growing industry of body part sales.

It's open enrollment season. But you'll see fewer ads for it than ever before.

Oct 27, 2017
The Trump administration slashed money for health care marketing and enrollment helpers.
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YouTube beauty videos for people over 35 are a huge hit

Oct 27, 2017
Yes, many social influencers are millennials. But the category to watch might be the over-35 crowd.
Angie "Hot-and-Flashy" Schmitt before shooting one of her videos. 
Courtesy of Angie Schmitt.

Can subscription fashion services survive?

Oct 27, 2017
Stitch Fix's IPO could mean more competition, and "there isn't room for tons of these."
Stitch Fix delivers boxes of clothing picked out by a stylist.
Wikimedia Commons/Daniel G. Wells III

5 things you need to know about 401(k)s

Oct 27, 2017
The award-winning author of "Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich," tells us what we need to know about the popular retirement savings account.
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On this episode, we discuss the Affordable Care Act, get the lowdown on 401(k) plans and go inside the world of mature beauty tutorials on YouTube. Plus, stories on fashion subscription services and the unregulated business of donating a body to science. Weezer takes the Marketplace Quiz.