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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, September 19, 2014

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This Weekend, Lizzie O’Leary and Marketplace’s Adriene Hill discuss the rise of data in education. What information is learned about your kids? Author Michael Harris explains what we’ve lost in the age of technology’s constant connection. Have you heard of the ‘slow food’ movement? What about ‘slow money?’ One shop owner explains why handmade goods are making a comeback. Comedian Andy Kindler learns to love his credit card debt and Nicholas Carlson from Business Insider and Bloomberg’s Venessa Wong join us for brunch.

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My money story: Comedian Andy Kindler

by Nick White Sep 17, 2014
How Andy Kindler learned to love his credit card debt.

Weekend Brunch: AliBaba's IPO and the Fed's new normal

by Lizzie O'Leary Sep 19, 2014
Venessa Wong from Bloomberg and Business Insider's Nicholas Carlson chat about the week's news.

What have we lost in a world of constant connection?

by Jenny Ament Sep 19, 2014
Michael Harris on the value of being alone with your thoughts.

What's the new normal for the housing market?

by Lizzie O'Leary Sep 19, 2014
Susan Wachter, Professor of Real Estate and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, explains the 'new normal' in the housing market.

The economics of slow money

by Lizzie O'Leary Sep 19, 2014
A look behind the 'slow money' movement and BeetCoin with Christopher Wayne from Greenmarket Farmer's Market, and Vermont Public Radio's Angela Evancie.

Is the Internet taking us back in time? The return of handmade goods

by Jenny Ament Oct 9, 2015
Jody Rice is going back in time, to a different way of doing business.

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