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Former CEO of Little Falls Credit Union Sentenced For Fraud Scheme

SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN ENTRY POINT.>>>A FORMER CEO OF A LITTLE FALLS CREDIT UNION HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR HER ROLE IN A MULTIMILLION DOLLAR CREDIT UNION FRAUD SCHEME. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, 62-YEAR-OLD MARGURITE MARY COFELL HAD PREVIOUSLY PLEADED GUILTY TO ONE COUNT OF CREDIT UNION […]

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Why Do Students Have So Much Debt?

At the University of Pennsylvania, where I went as an undergrad, the average tuition and fees in the 2018-19 school year for a private four-year college are over $50,000. And at public four-year university, like U. of Michigan in Ann Arbor, the cost for out-of-state students is around $49,000 and in state students over $15,000. […]

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Episode 821 | Payday Lending in NM

>>SO, CALLED PAY DAY LOANS, SHORT TERM LOANS WITH HIGH RATES OF INTEREST HAVE PROLIFERATED HERE IN NEW MEXICO AND ADVOCATES CITE WHAT THEY SAY LAX LAWS THAT MAKE THE STATE ATTRACTIVE FOR SOME SUCH LENDERS. THE INDUSTRY RELIES ON REPEAT LOANS, CRITICS SAY, AND SOME 75% OF BORROWERS IN THE STATE END UP ROLLING […]

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Municipalities Offer Loan Programs as Alternative to Payday Loans | The Line

>>BACK TO THE LINE, NEW MEXICO IS ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO PREDATORY LENDING BECAUSE WE ARE POOR STATE. SEEKING TO COMBAT THE PERSONAL DEBT SPIRAL, SOME LOCAL GOVERNMENTS HAVE OFFERED LOANS TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. INTEREST RATES SEEM STEEP UNTIL YOU COMPARE THEM TO THE HIGHER RATE THAT PAYDAY LENDERS CHARGE. JESSICA OF THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTED […]

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INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I: Who Are Hawai‘i’s Working Poor? | Program

MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF OUR ISLAND COMMUNITY, FRIENDS, FAMILY, NEIGHBORS, COWORKERS ARE STRUGGLING AND WE MAY NEVER KNOW IT. THEY’RE UNABLE TO MAKE ENDS MEET AND THEY’RE NOT EVEN DEALING WITH TEMPORARY SETBACK. 37% OF ALL HOUSEHOLDS IN HAWAI’I CAN’T PAY FOR THEIR BASIC NEEDS. AND THEIR NUMBERS APPEAR TO BE GROWING. WHO ARE HAWAI’I’S […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode Jan. 8, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: President Trump plans to make his case to the nation for a border wall, as the effects of the shutdown ripple across the country. Then: Mr. Trump refers to the situation at the border as a crisis, but is it? We break down what […]

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Death Of A Nation: The Khmer Rouge’s Cambodia

We didn’t come to Cambodia to talk about the genocide. We came here to talk about the country, the past and present alike. But to truly explain the backdrop of modern Cambodia, it’s just something we can’t ignore. Let’s look at the Khmer Rouge. But before we get into today’s story, I just wanted to […]

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Appraisal: 1960 GMT Master Model Rolex with Box & Papers

GUEST: I brought my Rolex GMT Master that I bought 55 years ago. APPRAISER: Where did you get it? GUEST: I bought it in Germany, in Zweibrücken, at a PX when I was in the army over there. I bought the watch just before I came back to stateside. My sergeant recommended that before I […]

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