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Americans got more serious about financial planning during COVID
Jun 22, 2021

Americans got more serious about financial planning during COVID

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People spent more time working to get their financial act together over the last year. That's the upshot from two recent surveys of how people’s behavior and attitudes toward money have changed since the pandemic hit. Plus, the Supreme Court rules against NCAA limits on educational benefits for college athletes. And, a closer look at supply chain diversity programs, the means by which companies and government agencies do more business with suppliers owned by underrepresented groups. We speak with one expert who says that whole system needs a reboot.

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People adopted better financial habits during the pandemic

Jun 22, 2021
Two recent surveys show a trend toward increased financial discipline.
Financial security and savings are on more people's minds.
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Corporate America has a supplier diversity problem

Jun 22, 2021
Programs meant to connect large corporations with more diverse suppliers are not working.
Following the civil rights movement of the 1960s, special programs emerged that were meant to connect large corporations with more diverse suppliers.
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director