How the Debt Ceiling Compromise Will Affect Unemployment

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

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The new debt ceiling compromise comes with $2.1 trillion in cuts over the next decade. With the flailing economy and anemic job market, how will these cuts affect unemployment? When it comes to jobs, are there any sure-fire professions or regions of the country left? Beth Kobliner talks about what segments of the economy we can expect to expand in the new climate and what will suffer. In addition to being the author of "Get a Financial Life," Kobliner is also an appointee to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability.  

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Contributors:

Beth Kobliner

Comments [1]

listener

Who's advice was more valuable and relevant to the audience? Was it the federally funded President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability or Seth from Hoboken?

Aug. 02 2011 05:09 PM

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