This episode dives into personal loans and how they can be helpful for managing cash flow and how sometimes debt is a lifeline for some folks who need a leg up.

We cited information about debt, specifically student loans. Here’s where we got it:

* Lending Tree personal loan statistics

* Credit card trends before and after the pandemic (Government Accountability Office)

* Bankrate personal loan rates

* Bankrate credit card rates

* Reuters reports credit card debt topping $1 trillion

* Clever survey results: people using credit cards for necessities

* New York Fed household debt

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