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Franken Introduces Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Federal Student Loans

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Sen. Al Franken introduced legislation in Congress that would allow the refinancing of student loans.

Sen. Franken’s proposal comes just one week after the state of Minnesota announced its own student loan refinancing program, and as college affordability has become a major topic in the presidential race. 363 more words


Good Question: How Do We Pay For College?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In just a few weeks, students will be heading back to college. As parents know well, along with that higher education, comes a huge price tag. 209 more words


A Look At Millennials: Education & College Costs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota millennials face a tough challenge: a lot of jobs require degrees, but they don’t come cheap.

Minnesota millennials are smarter than ever… 498 more words


Survey: Minnesota Has 5th Most Student Debt In US

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new survey shows a lot of Minnesota college students are graduating with a lot of debt.

Minnesota ranks fifth in the nation for student debt. 47 more words


MN Office Of Higher Ed Gives College Financial Aid Advice

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s that time of year when many high school seniors are getting their acceptance letters from colleges. And, just as importantly, details on the financial aid they’ve qualified for, or scholarships they’ve won. 279 more words


Scholarships Available For Kids' Summer Camps

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In about two months, schools will be closing for the summer. That means, the kids will need some activities to keep from getting bored. 495 more words


Higher Education: Problems and Prospects

Saturday, October 13

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Gardens of Salonica 19 5th St NE, Minneapolis (map)

This month we talk with the Director of the… 123 more words