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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, October 2, 2015

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This weekend, Lizzie O’Leary explores all the ways stopping effects our lives and the economy. Lauren Lyons Cole talks about breaking bad financial habits, and we look at why a Pennsylvania budget battle is halting school funding.

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A certified financial planner weighs in on bad habits

by Hayley Hershman Oct 2, 2015
Put down the impulse purchase and quit neglecting your 401k.

Big companies find new ways to evaluate employees

by Hayley Hershman Oct 2, 2015
Say bye to those pesky performance reviews.

The high price of being a Chicago Cubs fan

by Dan Szematowicz Oct 2, 2015
The financial — and emotional — cost adds up.

Bad tech habits were made to be broken

by Ben Johnson and Hayley Hershman Oct 2, 2015
You might be guilty, too. Now, put the phone down and go to sleep already.
Local Money

Pennsylvania's budget battle is hurting school funding

by Raghu Manavalan Oct 2, 2015
Some local schools are taking out loans to make ends meet.

Marketplace asks: Are you better off now than 4 years ago?

by Marketplace Contributor Oct 2, 2015
How do you define economic progress in your own life?
Local Money

Did MLB create an in-state rivalry in Texas?

by Andy Uhler Oct 2, 2015
For 40 years, Houston Astros and Texas Rangers fans didn't bother with one another.

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