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We’ve teamed up with ProPublica, an independent, nonprofit investigative reporting newsroom, to find out which members of Congress are going to the Super Bowl. For information on the project go here. To find the number of your Congressperson, see below:
Will you be at a friend’s home? Hosting a Super Bowl party? At a bar full of fans? At the game itself?
And because we’re a show about money, we especially want to know if you’ll be making any bets on the game. Share your Super Bowl winning strategy with Marketplace.
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Last week’s disastrous earthquake in Haiti has provoked an international response from individuals, corporations, relief organizations, and governments. Marketplace wants to know how, if at all, you or your business are a part of that effort.
How have you or your company responded to the earthquake in Haiti? Have you donated time, money, resources or expertise? Are you helping in some other way? Have you been thinking about it but you’re not sure what to do? Marketplace wants to hear your experience.
If you have friends and family in Haiti, we’d also like to hear your story. How, if at all, have you been able to communicate with your loved ones? If you’ve been able to communicate with them, what do they say is their most pressing need? Are they able to access necessities like food, water and shelter? What have you, personally, been doing to support the aid effort in Haiti? Where are you looking to find information about what’s happening in Haiti?
You can share your experiences on the form, or email firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
This week we’re exploring how people make decisions about their investments — what drives them psychologically.
Why do you invest the way you do? What drives your choices? Does the behavior of others influence your investment and consumer decisions? If your neighbor, uncle, or coworker buys an item or invests in a particular stock, does that encourage you to do the same? Why (or why not)?
As the new year begins, Marketplace is reporting stories about higher education. We want to know: What kinds of education are needed for people and communities to thrive in the 21st century? What changes are being made at colleges and universities across the country to make sure students receive these kinds of education?
If you work, study or teach on campus, we want to hear about your experiences. You are the experts, so click here to tell us what’s going on at your school.
Maybe you’re about to receive your B.A. and are finding that your skills and knowledge just don’t match what employers are looking for. Or perhaps you’re a member of a department undergoing curriculum changes to keep up with the demands of a changing marketplace. Whatever your place is in the wide world of higher education, click here to tell us what you think students need to learn in order to succeed.
Jennifer said: Yes and no. I went to an out of state major university, on scholarship, with no idea what I wanted... More
GK said: I had a similar childhood to another poster here. My parents lost jobs, a business and our house in the... More
Elaine Frankowski said: Buying stamps for investment purposes is the stupidest thing a person can do unless he/she is an expert collector, is... More
RMS said: Until the ecomonic conditions improve, companies will care less and less about the employees. Most managers are too concerned about... More