Americans are drowning in medical debt, so this nonprofit is buying — and forgiving — it

JUDY WOODRUFF: And on another health care story, Congress is still trying to work out a compromise on a different pocketbook issue, eliminating surprise medical bills. The problem can drive many people into deep debt. Our economics correspondent, Paul Solman, has a report on that debt and a unique effort to help people in need. […]

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Anxious about debt, Generation Z makes college choice a financial one

JUDY WOODRUFF: The amount of student loan debt Americans hold is at a record high. And much of it is shouldered by millennials, people now in their late 20s and 30s, which means that young people coming along behind them, in what’s called Generation Z, those born after 1996, are facing some tough choices about […]

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