How to give good advice, Biden’s medical debt proposal, modern fatherhood

Are you good at giving advice? We're talking to R. Eric Thomas who will have to answer people's questions in his new national advice column.

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Joseph Gidjunis explores fatherhood in the PBS show Grown Up Dad.

Joseph Gidjunis explores fatherhood in the PBS show Grown Up Dad.

The Biden administration Tuesday proposed dropping medical debt from credit reports, a move that would impact millions of American consumers with overdue hospital bills. New York Times investigative healthcare reporter Sarah Kliff  joins us to explain a growing consensus among policymakers that medical debt should not drag down your overall financial health.

Are you good at giving advice? So good that you’d give it to strangers from all over the world? Philadelphia writer R. Eric Thomas will answer burning questions about coworker conflicts, wedding drama, pet etiquette and more in his new national advice column, Asking Eric. We’ll talk about the new column, which will reach over 22 million people, and some of the best and worst advice we’ve ever gotten.

In the PBS Special Grown Up Dad, Joseph Gidjunis sets out on a journey across the U.S. and Australia to explore what it takes to be a good dad. He joins us to talk about continuously evolving expectations for parents and how to embrace fatherhood amid the chaos of everyday life.

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