The Peer Pressure Edition

Sat, 14 May 2016 06:00:00 -0000
On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss loans and investments.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-There's trouble at the Lending Club.-Google pulls all payday loans ads.-Why public pensions are still investing in hedge funds.Check out other Panoply podcasts at Money is brought to you by Texture, the mobile app that gives you full access to more than 150 of the world's most popular magazines, anytime, using your phone or tablet. Read Vogue, People, Esquire, Time—and hundreds more—from back issues to the one currently on the newsstand. Right now, try Texture for free at And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. All Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting and using the promo code SLATEMONEY. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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