08 / 19 / 14
Livin' Large Lubecker: Too Much Money for an iPhone Case
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morningamp:

Morning AMp Intern AJ Lubecker has problem managing his money so he shares his tales of woe (and wins!) with us so we can learn from him. This week he’s back with a very regretful iPhone case purchase, which has Molly Adams and Brian Babylon shaking their heads. Molly attempts to lift AJ’s spirit by sharing a great purchase she made.

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08 / 05 / 14
Livin' Large Lubecker: Girl Umbrella and Extension Cords
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morningamp:

Morning AMp Intern AJ Lubecker has problem managing his money so he shares his tales of woe (and wins!) with us so we can learn from him. This week, we talk about return policies and the importance of buying fashionable essentials.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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07 / 29 / 14
Livin' Large Lubecker: Macho Umbrella Shortage and Pringles

morningamp:

AJ Lubecker likes the nicer things in life. Except he’s a comedian and college student so he has to find little ways to live in luxury. This week, he tells Morning AMp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon about what happened to his funds on a recent rainy day.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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07 / 22 / 14
The Money Compass: What's on Deck for our Economy?

morningamp:

Today we spoke with Mark Anthony Grimaldi author of The Money Compass who warned us about pitfalls of investing in a post-recession economic climate; Brian Babylon and Luis Antonio Perez shared their lucky breaks investing in stocks (SOFO-2000, ITHAX-2007) as well as sharing their personal economic advice with the help of Mark Anthony who made excellent suggestions for beginners delving into their finances.

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07 / 15 / 14
Livin' Large Lubecker: Socks and Drinks

morningamp:

Morning AMp intern and comedian AJ Lubecker joins Brian Babylon and Molly Adams in the studio to tell stories about going big and going broke on purchases he doesn’t really need. Today he shares a story about having some problems buying socks for the first time on his own. Brian and Molly do their best to offer AJ some shopping advice.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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07 / 15 / 14
The Factory Man: What it Means to be an American Manufacturer in 2014

morningamp:

The book Factory Man explores the widespread ramifications of globalization through the story of John Bassett III, the inheritor of Bassett Furniture who revived it through a major decline in American manufacturing. The AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams spoke with author Beth Macy about the history of factory towns and the true cost of American made goods.

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07 / 11 / 14
The Debanked and the Destructive
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vocalomusicvox:

Jesse Menendez of the MusicVox sits down with weekly contributor Shantell Jamison of Chicago’s Black Youth Project to discuss two thought provoking articles. The first focuses on the staggering number of debanked and unbanked citizens living in Chicago while the other’s shocking headline sparks a discussion of racism in politics and journalism.

The MusicVox airs weekdays 4-6 PM on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 (NWI) / www.vocalo.org

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07 / 08 / 14
Livin' Large Lubecker: Eating Healthy vs. Saving Money

morningamp:

Morning AMp’s new summer intern and comedian AJ Lubecker joins Brian Babylon and Molly Adams in the studio to tell stories about going big and going broke on purchases he doesn’t really need. Today we dissected the dilemma of a healthy but more expensive lunch.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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07 / 01 / 14
Sweet Treats: A Look into the Mexican Ice Cream Shops

morningamp:

While some foodies are still swooning over doughnuts, cronuts or wonuts, others have moved on to the sweet treat taking over Chicago’s Mexican ice cream shops. Monica Eng joined the AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams as she took us on a snaxploration! Listen now!

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06 / 10 / 14
#PensionTalk : WBEZ's Tony Arnold Tells Us What We Should Know

morningamp:

The AMP hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams were joined by Reporter Tony Arnold of WBEZ to talk pensions. Mayor Emanuel’s office says the pension bill signed by the Governor on Monday would solve about half of Chicago’s roughly $20 billion public pension problem, largely by cutting back benefits for current and future retirees. But it could take decades for those pension funds to become healthy again.

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05 / 13 / 14
Are the Rumors True? Apple to Acquire #BeatsByDre

morningamp:

Our Senior Tech Correspondent Marty Hess joined the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams by phone to discuss the details surround the rumors that Apple is trying to buy BeatsbyDre for over $3 billion dollars. In addition to the facts, they also questioned the price of these headphones and whether or not there is an ulterior motive for this move. What else is Apple trying to acquire in the deals? It seems like it’s for more than just the headphones. Take a listen!

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05 / 12 / 14
What is Hip? Retirement!
04 / 29 / 14
The Uber Battle: Taxi vs. Rideshare and How Neither Are Benefitting the Drivers

morningamp:

The skirmishes between ride share services like Uber and traditional taxis are starting to add up to a war now that the drivers caught in the middle are saying that neither side makes them enough money. Odette Yousef has been covering the market for WBEZ and filled the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams in on the latest drama.

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