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Consumers got back to spending … or it appears that way, at least
Sep 30, 2022

Consumers got back to spending … or it appears that way, at least

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The news will say consumers were "resilient" in August, but Christopher Low tells us there's more to it than that. Senior economics contributor Chris Farrell helps explain President Biden's income-driven repayment plan for student loans.

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What's behind Biden's income-driven repayment plan for student loans?

The proposal could be a step "toward a vastly simpler and lower-cost way to pay for higher education," says economics contributor Chris Farrell.
The administration proposed a student-loan repayment system based on earnings and family size in conjunction with its plan to cancel some student debt.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer