The Check’s Not in the Mail
For six months last year, tens of millions of families could count on consistent, predictable support from their government to help defray the steep financial cost of raising a child in this country.
We hear from moms about how these monthly Child Tax Credit checks helped them support their families, move forward in their careers, make change in their communities, and reduce the psychological trauma of trying to raise a family while living in a constant state of precarity.… and about what life is like now that the payments have ended.
Oh, and one guest’s CTC-supported success story has THE most dysfunctional American twist … take a listen.
Our Thanks to The Better Life Lab at New America for their support with this episode.
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