Tag: education

The Shocking Truth About Student Debt

STUDENT 1: I have approximately $60,000 in student debt. STUDENT 2: I’m feeling little bit of anxiety about it, little bit of—there is going to be a lot of work towards paying that down. STUDENT 3: It’s pretty overwhelming to have all this debt, trying to plan for the future in general. PROFESSOR LIN: College […]

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What if Money didn’t Exist? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What if Money Didn’t Exist? Then I will start using my Special Edition AumSum coins. Ohh AumSum. Firstly, there would be no millionaires or billionaires any more. Secondly, with no money being offered. People with non-interesting boring jobs will quit immediately. This can be good for society, only if. Instead of slacking […]

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College Costs & Debt in the 2020 Elections

hello everybody if I could have your attention welcome thank you all in the room who braved the weather here in New Hampshire to be here and those who are joining us remotely I’m Michel Ettlinger I direct the Carsey School of Public Policy here at the University of New Hampshire and this forum is […]

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5 Reasons Student Loans are Bulls**t | Decoded | MTV News

– Dear student loans, thank you so much for helping me pay for college. How could I possibly ever repay you? No, but seriously me and 40 million other Americans have no idea to pay for this bull (expletive bleep). (upbeat bubbly music) Meet Benjamin O’ Keefe from Moveon dot org’s the O’ Keefe Brief. […]

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Debt Pt. 2: Paying It Back

This episode is sponsored by National Debt Relief, a Better Business Bureau A+ accredited business with over 13,656 client reviews and growing daily. They can help you reduce your debt to a fraction of what you owe if you qualify. Get a free report comparing all your debt relief options at nationaldebtrelief.com/HTA [♪♩INTRO] In part […]

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Debt Collection 101: Episode 4 – Helpful Tips from a Top Collector

Spencer: Hey everybody great to see you again this is Alex: You can’t really see them you know Spencer: What? Alex: You can’t see them Spencer: Really? Alex: Yeah Spencer: Wow, Well then it’s great to hear you Alex: You can’t hear them, but sure Spencer: Thank you for coming back Spencer: This is debt […]

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Footnote * from “The Debt Ceiling Explained”

The President can veto Congress’ budget, but Congress, with enough votes, can override that veto. So while negotiations may happen between the two branches if Congress can’t get enough votes to override a veto, ultimately the responsibility for government spending lies with Congress. They alone have the power to specify taxes and spending, while the […]

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Media & Money: Crash Course Media Literacy #5

Did you know Finding Dory made 486 million dollars in 2016? Or that Barack and Michelle Obama received 65 million dollars in advance of writing their newest books? Or that Beyonce made 105 million dollars in 2017? Those are the big bucks, people. Sure, media is a form of communication and the foundation of our […]

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