The poverty rate in New Hampshire is the lowest in the nation and the unemployment rate is the fourth lowest, and several small businesses and restaurants in Nashua are thriving. But Need to Know also discovered many people drowning in debt, unable to pay back their student loans or to pay their medical debt. A marriage counselor along Main Street in Nashua describes how financial distress is causing severe marital discord.
Need to Know is a production of Creative News Group (CNG) in association with WNET. Marc Rosenwasser is Executive Producer. Need to Know is made possible by Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Mutual of America, Citi Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Foundation, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.