Nov 12, 2020
A “taste of normalcy” for some Baltimore students
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On today's show: Some students in Baltimore are back in the classroom but still learning online. And a look at what a "skinny" COVID-19 relief package would, or wouldn't, do for people who need it.
Segments From this episode
Low inflation is a sign that the recovery may be losing steam.
People have been seeking safety for their money during the pandemic. With fewer things to spend it on, the cash piles up.
Kai Ryssdal talks with Gbenga Ajilore of the Center for American Progress, who argues that pandemic economic relief should be more inclusive.
The CARES Act made it easier to get money out of retirement savings early. But that only helps people with enough cushion to have a 401(k).
How consumers are spending
We hear from several consumers about their spending habits and the price changes they’ve noticed as COVID-19 continues.
Amid the pandemic, about 1,000 of the most vulnerable students have been attending a form of in-person school.