What we buy — and why
Oct 30, 2019

What we buy — and why

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Plus: The streaming wars carry on, and the Fed cuts rates yet again.  

Segments From this episode

How We Shop: Frugality as a way of life

Oct 30, 2019
For MaryAnn McCarra-Fitpatrick, shopping is serious business.
Mike Petrie Jr./Marketplace

The streaming wars are fought with catalogs — and confusing deals

Oct 30, 2019
Banks of shows draw people in. Promotions aim to keep them there.
Chris McGrath/Getty Images

The affordable housing crisis is forcing some people into basements

Oct 30, 2019
A New York Times reporter took a look at immigrants living in the cramped, dark, illegal spaces in Queens.
Expensive housing in big cities like New York are pushing some people into illegal basement apartments.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Explore, Be Curious Cloudkicker
Forest Funk The Polish Ambassador

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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