Marketplace launches “Family Feud”

RelationshipActually, the new feature from public radio’s Marketplace Money is called “Financial Feud,” but it deals with some family arguments about money that may sound more than a little familiar. Such as:

  • Should I quit work to stay home with the baby when day care eats up most of my pay?
  • My husband is going nuts with airline credit cards. He says the rewards are worth the cost. Is he right?
  • Where do you draw the line between energy savings and comfort? (Ah, the battle of the thermostat…)
  • What’s the best way for roommates to split food costs?
  • And then there’s the $10,000 bike…

Check out these very real disputes submitted by listeners, see what the experts have said and weigh in what you think.

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