Do you need to go to college to score a great job? Should we be idolizing the tech stars who created many of the contraptions we use every day? Why do only 92% of Americans have adequate drinking water and yet 98% of us have cell phones? Professor Scott Galloway joins us today to share his thoughts on education, role models, patriotism, and so much more. His new book takes a fascinating look at the U.S. and explains how we got where we are today, achievements we’ve made, failures and our socioeconomic systems, and all explained in charts.
We’ll tackle interest rates in our headline segment. The Fed announced it raised interest rates by .75% again last week with no sign of slowing down. What does it mean for your wallet and the economy? We’ll explain. We also answer John’s question about investing in CDs vs. US Treasury bonds and Doug will share his trivia.
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- Fed Raises Interest Rates by 0.75 Percentage Point for Third Straight Meeting (The Wall Street Journal)
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- John wants to know about CDs and US Treasury bonds. Which is the better investment option?
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Written by: Brooke Miller
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