What we buy — and why
Oct 30, 2019

What we buy — and why

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.
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Music from the episode

Explore, Be Curious Cloudkicker
Forest Funk The Polish Ambassador

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II

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