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A student debt nightmare

11/27/2017
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The subject of this week's episode decided to consolidate a loan with his wife under a now-defunct federal program. It ended up being one of the biggest mistakes of his life.

Duration:00:10:42

What happens when you can't pay your loans?

11/20/2017
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Preston Branch has stopped paying his loans after he couldn't make ends meet.

Duration:00:06:29

What should Wisconsin do about student loan debt?

11/13/2017
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In this episode of the Cost of Opportunity, we're bringing you a recording of a panel discussion on student debt moderated by podcast host Katelyn Ferral.

Duration:00:23:19

Jessica Schmidt

11/7/2017
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Jessica Schmidt didn't realize how much her debt would add up when she took it out at 17. Now, at 30, debt weighs heavily on both her finances and other aspects of her life.

Duration:00:11:15

Tammy Baldwin

10/27/2017
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Wisconsin's junior senator talks has heard a lot from constituents about the debt that they're struggling to repay.

Duration:00:09:12

Araceli Esparza

10/18/2017
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Araceli Esparza said that there's a lot of extra baggage that comes with navigating student debt as a single mom and a person of color.

Duration:00:06:43

Matt Oleson

10/16/2017
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Matt Oleson didn't appreciate the magnitude of his $25,000 of student debt until he graduated. For the past four years, he's been working relentlessly to pay the loan off as quickly as possible.

Duration:00:06:49

Jamie McClendon

10/2/2017
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Jamie McClendon, a criminal defense attorney, talks about how her 12 student loans have directly shaped her career in law.

Duration:00:07:05