Sep 23, 2020

A dollar amount on how much racism has cost the U.S.

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A colossal number: $16 trillion over 20 years, due to racism in the U.S., according to a new study by Citigroup. Plus, the strength of spenders in this economy. And, fixing how we pay for long-term health care.

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U.S. suffered $16 trillion loss over 20 years due to racism new Citigroup study finds

The biggest factor is entrepreneurship, where inequities resulted in a $13 trillion loss.
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Treasury report on paying for long-term care offers few solutions for families

It only calls for modest tweaks to the private long-term care insurance market.
About half of Americans turning 65 these days will need some kind of long-term care and support services before they die.
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