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American Weirdness: San Antonio, TX

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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I’m not going to lie: I was dreading Texas. So was Alexa. We had our own preconceived notions of oil-drilling, Ted Cruz-supporting, bolo tie-wearers with

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Just Do It! Don’t Just Dream – Make It Happen

Monday, March 24th, 2014
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It’s rare to meet someone in the city who isn’t following something or other. Following their acting career, singing career, pizza eating career, whatever the

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The Fleecing of Young America: Heaven’s Henchmen – When Student Loan Servicers Meet You on the Other Side

Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Debra Kirouac may be saddled with student loan payments, but she hasn’t lost her sense of humor. Her first humorous article found an elderly woman

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The Fleecing of Young America – Kate’s Story

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Since we began running our series on Student Loan Debt we have received many emails from readers telling us their often heartbreaking stories. Here, Kate

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The Fleecing of Young America –
Wake Up! College Debt Is Your Problem, Too

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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“If you borrow money to buy a car or a house, you have to pay it back. Try not paying the IRS your taxes. You

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When the Babysitters Need a Babysitter
Nuggets from a Mom with No Filter

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Whether processed or organic, we’ve all served up nuggets at one time or another. Just ask Becky and she’ll give you quick, honest, humorous nuggets

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The Fleecing of Young America: Debra’s Story

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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I was fortunate to be able to attend college. As a high school student in Maine, I wasn’t exactly the most driven student; in fact,

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The Fleecing of Young America:
Burden of Student Loans Is Crippling a Generation

Monday, March 17th, 2014
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We tell young people to go to college, we lend them money for tuition and expenses, then we lock them into decades of paying it

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