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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A monthly chat with Jordan Goodman and other highlights can be heard by clicking the LINK ABOVE.

06/10/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-13-14

To listen to highlights from today’s program, CLICK THE LINK ABOVE.

05/13/2014

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News Click: Student Loans

03/27/2014

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Jordan Goodman Talks Markets On WCCO Radio

Personal finance expert Jordan Goodman joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Tuesday.

08/13/2013

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Legislators Come Up Short: Student Loan Rates Double

Interest rates for student loans have doubled. The House and Senate failed to come up with a compromised bill during this past session, so the subsidized Stafford Loan rates jumped today from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.

07/01/2013

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John Williams And Ken Ilgunas!

How did he leave college without student loan debt? He lived in a van!

06/27/2013

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Congressman Kline, Dave Lee Discuss Student Loan Rate Change

Burnsville resident and 2nd District Congressman John Kline joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Friday.

06/21/2013

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Lawmakers Trying To Halt The Rise Of Student Loan Rates

Pressure is building for thousands of college students who could soon be paying more for school loans — a lot more, if Congress doesn’t act soon.

06/18/2013

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Jordan Goodman Has Money Answers On Morning News

Personal finance expert Jordan Goodman joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Tuesday.

05/14/2013

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Interest Rate On College Loans Could Double This Summer

The interest rate on some federal college loans is set to double this summer if Congress doesn’t do something about it.

03/14/2013

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Flat Tuition Pledge Central To University Aid Bid

Here’s a tradeoff University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is pitching to state lawmakers: Boost aid to the school and tuition for in-state undergraduates won’t go up.

01/11/2013

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Study Shows Americans Are Taking On More Debt

A new study shows net worth among American households has dropped to $57,000, a 43-year low.

12/06/2012

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Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

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Student Loans, Red Bulls and Vikings Draft With Sen. Franken

US Senator Al Franken joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday

04/25/2012

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