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What the debt ceiling drama means for you
Sep 29, 2021
Episode 528

What the debt ceiling drama means for you

Plus, we do a little bird watching.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says if the debt ceiling isn’t raised, there could be “catastrophic economic consequences.” But what does that mean for the average American? We’ll get to the bottom of this listener question. Plus, we’ll do the numbers on the high cost of child care and the defense budget. Then, bird watching anyone? We break down what “hawks” and “doves” have to do with monetary policy.

Here’s everything we talked about today:

Read the transcript here.

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