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FEATURING SCOTT FULFORD - Four years ago, the world was on the brink of a historic shutdown. The coronavirus was rapidly spreading, and by March 2020, American cities and states began issuing quarantine orders to stop the spread of COVID-19. Families already living in precarity stood on the edge of financial collapse as they were laid off or had to find child care for kids stuck at home. 

Then, something miraculous happened. The U.S. government stepped in and began sending payments and unemployment checks to Americans all over the country. Far from falling deeper into debt, many people actually paid off debts and found some measure of financial stability. That story holds many lessons, and writing about it is Scott Fulford in his new book The Pandemic Paradox.

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