CLOSE

Former President Bill Clinton sat with Matt Lauer on The Today Show to discuss our economy and what should be the focus of getting the economy back into an upswing.

He says the quickest thing to do is to clear the mortgage debt. “Give the people an option to convert the mortgage into rent….If you clean up the banks balance sheets, we have enough money to get the economy going again.”

Watch President Clinton’s insight below and let us know what you think by leaving a comment!

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

×