Israel-Palestine explained, Debt and long-term saving

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Palestinians take cover during clashes with Israel forces as they protest the Middle East peace plan announced Tuesday by U.S. President Donald Trump, which strongly favors Israel, in Bethlehem, West Bank, Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020. AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean

A Middle East politics professor helps explain the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Then, a financial planner and a consumer science professor join us to look at the challenges young adults are facing with high debt and difficulty saving for retirement.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Nadav Shelef Guest
  • Clifford Robb Guest
  • Erik Kroll Guest

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