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Student Uses Entrepreneurial Vision To Finance College

News about skyrocketing college tuition costs and the resulting student loan burden seems ever-present. But, one young North Texan found a unique way to finance his education — without debt!

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

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New Bill Would Limit Student Loan Payments

The average amount students from Texas owe is $24,000. But it’s small compared to some states.

06/09/2014

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Texas Governor Candidate Wendy Davis Announces Education Plan

State Sen. Wendy Davis announced several education proposals Thursday at a round table discussion at the University of Texas at Arlington.

01/09/2014

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Record Number Of Millennials Moving Back Home

A record 21.6 million millennials are refusing to leave the nest, according to a new Pew Research Center Poll.

CBS 11–08/02/2013

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Money-Saving Tips For Families Of College Kids

For many people with student loans, July 1 brings a painful lesson. Interest rates on some student loans have now doubled, and it is up to lawmakers to hammer out a compromise and lower them again.

07/01/2013

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Lawmakers Try To Save Student Loan Deal

A handful of senators struggled Thursday to hold together a bipartisan deal to keep student loan rates from doubling on July 1 while their colleagues traded political barbs with little more than a week to go before the deadline.

06/21/2013

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Calculating The Real Student Cost For A College Degree

North Texan Joanne Pierre-Louie was thrilled to become the first in her family to graduate college. But, the American born daughter of immigrants was so focused on finishing — that she neglected to calculate the real cost of a degree at the school of her dreams.

CBS 11–10/29/2012

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U.S. Consumers Cut Credit Card Use For 2nd Month

Americans cut back on their credit card use in July for the second straight month, suggesting many remain cautious in the face of high unemployment and slow growth.

09/10/2012

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New “Shopping Sheet” Breaks Down College Costs

To help parents and students, starting next fall, the actual cost of college will be spelled out in a one-page summary. The financial information is called a “shopping sheet.”

07/30/2012

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More Students Taking On Burden Of College Tuition

The responsibility of paying for college is shifting; it’s falling more now on students and their families, as state funding declines.

07/16/2012

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UTA Helping Students With Financial Literacy

Thousands of North Texans are painfully familiar with the issue of student loan debt. Now, students drowning in debt at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) are getting some extra attention.

06/28/2012

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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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