Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask)

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Season 7, Episode 4

The bad news: roughly 70 percent of Americans are financially illiterate. The good news: all the important stuff can fit on one index card. This week on Freakonomics Radio: how to become your own financial superhero.

Plus: Stephen J. Dubner brings you the tale of the $15 tomato.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask)” and “The Tale of the $15 Tomato.”

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