In this podcast, host Chris Buskirk talks with American Compass' Oren Cass about his "Cost of Thriving" index, which explained that the average American family of four can no longer survive on a single income.
“What does it cost for a family to thrive? I talk with Oren Cass about his work to define this. He found that in 1985 an average male wage-earner could support all of the major expenses of a family of 4 with 30 weeks of work. In 2018 it took 53 weeks. How do we improve on where we are now?”