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Your Money And Your Life

How To Keep Money From Messing Up Your Marriage

Finances are among the things most likely to cause discord in a relationship, whether you're just starting out or have been together for years. Here are some ways to avoid common conflicts.

Children stand on top of an earthen dam in the camp in Bentiu. Massive dams, drainage canals and water retention pools were constructed after the camp flooded repeatedly during the rainy season. Residents say the water and mud was so deep in their huts that they had to sleep sitting up in chairs. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Nothing Is Going Right In The World's Newest Nation

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Marie Christie Ambrose Akinmusire
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Flooding and the combined traffic of thousands of cars, trucks and RVs have torn up the roads at Joshua Tree National Park's Black Rock Canyon Campground. The majority of the park's $60 million maintenance backlog is for roads like this. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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National Parks Have A Long To-Do List But Can't Cover The Repair Costs

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Thalia As The Poets Affirm
Erato As The Poets Affirm
Seagulls = Sea Eagles You. May. Die. In. The. Desert
In Case I Should Die... You. May. Die. In. The. Desert
Robespierre Gifts from Enola
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Start Shootin' Little People

Connie Sawyer, 103, got into show business when she was 8. She's lived on the Motion Picture and Television Fund campus since 2004. Daniel Hajek /NPR hide caption

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A Retirement Community Where Hollywood Takes Care Of Its Own

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