Posts Tagged ‘Student loan debt’

Mid-Week Reads: China and Student Loan Debt

Every week, North Star will take some time out of our schedules to bring you our favorite reads from the past week. Jeff Van Wychen China’s Twilight Years China’s economy–which until recently appeared to be an unstoppable juggernaut–will be hampered in future decades by an aging population which will cause China’s workforce to shrink. While…

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Statewide Student Loan Debt Conversations

Last week, we hit the road and traveled around the state talking with student loan borrowers about their experiences dealing with debt. We met with students, professionals, and local leaders and heard powerful stories about the struggles folks have due to student debt. We made eight stops in four days, traveling to Wayzata, Brooklyn Park,…

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Student Loan Borrowers Discuss Debt at St. Paul College

This morning, we kicked off our Minnesota Debt Tour by stopping at St. Paul College to hear from student loan borrowers and legislators about the ongoing student debt crisis. First to speak was Clinton, a St. Paul College senior with a burdensome debt load. Clinton spent one semester at Luther College, where he racked up $18,000…

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