Add “climate-proof” to the house-hunting wishlist?
Jan 28, 2022

Add “climate-proof” to the house-hunting wishlist?

How about a three-bedroom, two-bath bungalow safe from wildfires? Or maybe a flood-proof pre-war with an elevator?

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The Weekly Wrap

To digest this week’s economic news, we’re joined by Heather Long from the Washington Post and Nela Richardson from ADP.

Consumers feel the pinch as inflation, omicron drag on

Jan 28, 2022
Despite good economic data like GDP growth, many Americans are not optimistic.
Though the economic recovery is going strong, inflation is taking a toll on consumer sentiment.
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For this entrepreneur, burnout inspired a new business

Jan 28, 2022
For Los Angeles e-retailer Patty Delgado, the stress of running her first business inspired her to take a different approach with the launch a second.
Patty Delgado used her burnout as inspiration for a new e-retail brand.
Courtesy of Patty Delgado

Wages are rising at their fastest pace in 20 years

Jan 28, 2022
The quarterly Employment Cost Index showed wages rising through the end of 2021.
The Employment Cost Index shows that wages are rising at the fastest rate in 20 years.
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How much is climate a factor in where people are moving?

Jan 28, 2022
Duluth, Minnesota, is welcoming people who say they are moving away from places like California because of climate concerns.
Doug Kouma moved to Duluth, Minnesota, from Sonoma County, California, in 2019. He said Duluth may soon be known as a "climate migration hub."
Dan Kraker/MPR News

Music from the episode

Heartbeats The Knife
Passionfruit Drake
Pick Up Bonobo
winterglow Elior, eaup

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer