A decade ago, Kyle MacDonald exchanged a paper clip for something a little more valuable, and so on and so on, until he had a home. His success went viral and inspired a fad, which gained traction during the pandemic. We talk to two college graduates with student loan debt who gave the trade-up fad a shot. And, the Milwaukee Bucks won the NBA Finals, beating out the Phoenix Suns. A. Sherrod Blakely, an NBA commentator, joins us to wrap up the season. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 21, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on July 21, 2021.