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06-11-13 Marketplace MP3

We continue our special "Consumed" series from the Sustainability Desk, exploring whether we can really afford all the things we're buying. Today we focus on the technique of 'upselling' -- companies getting you to buy something you don't actually want. Also, we look at how much a secret security clearance is worth to your career ... And the cost of the immigration debate. Source: marketplace.org

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