What one tiny little loan to the U.S. government shows us about the debt ceiling : Planet Money : NPR

What one tiny little loan to the U.S. government shows us about the debt ceiling : Planet Money : NPR

Planet Money’s Treasury Bill Kenny Malone hide caption toggle caption Kenny Malone Planet Money’s Treasury Bill Kenny Malone The U.S. borrows money constantly. And its reputation as a borrower is rock-solid. If you loan the U.S. government money, you feel very, very sure that you’re going to get it back. But what happens when that … Read more

Planet Money answers listener questions on cat food, “free” shipping, and more. : Planet Money : NPR

Planet Money answers listener questions on cat food, "free" shipping, and more. : Planet Money : NPR

(Photo credit should read ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images) ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images (Photo credit should read ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images) ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images You ask, we answer. The Planet Money team goes to great-ish lengths to answer questions about: A particular … Read more