Overturned student loan debt forgiveness, Romantic relationship expenses

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President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness.
President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP Photo

An education professor joins us to discuss the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the Biden administration’s student loan debt forgiveness program. Then, a sociologist joins us to explore how financial challenges play into the development of our romantic relationships.

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    Last week, the United States Supreme Court ruled against the Biden administration’s attempt to cancel or reduce student loan debt. An expert on higher education finance joins us to talk about what the decision means for millions of borrowers.

  • The financial costs of romantic relationships

    Love can be expensive, whether its dates, a wedding or even having children. A sociologist joins us to discuss the impact that costs and economics have at different stages in romantic relationships.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Nicholas Hillman Guest
  • Sarah Halpern-Meekin Guest

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