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Less than one percent of loan debt was cancelled.
Median household income and the rate of health insurance coverage decreased while the number of people in poverty increased from 2019 to 2020.
The economy added 235,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell to 5.2%.
The US central bank is holding record high assets to keep the economy afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since 2001, Afghanistan was the largest recipient of US foreign aid funds.
Gas prices dropped to $1.95 a gallon in April 2020. By July 2021, they were $3.14 a gallon.
About 15% of renters could not pay rent in July. The CDC is expanding its eviction moratorium into October.
The American Rescue Plan temporarily increased the child tax credit per child and expanded eligibility for lower income families.
Leisure and hospitality had the highest quit rate, while government had the lowest. The Northeast maintains the lowest quit rate in the country.
Leisure and hospitality, government, education, and healthcare fueled job growth. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.4%.