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Lessons to learn from the days before student loans

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. College tuition was less than what today’s students pay for textbooks when Caron and Jack Knopoff attended Chicago’s Wright Junior College in the mid-1960s. Tuition at what is now Wilbur Wright College was $24 per credit hour, Caron Knopoff says. To cover …

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An arts degree could get graduates a job in the tech sector

After years of dire warnings about the limited value of their degree, liberal arts students are making a surprising discovery: Employers want them. It turns out their skills—including the ability to communicate, solve problems, think critically and collaborate—are in demand for many sectors, including finance and technology. Arts graduates still …

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Missouri church forms ministry model for predatory loan victims

By Blake Tommey Missouri is a lush oasis for predatory loans, with more payday lenders there than Starbucks, McDonald’s and Walmart stores combined. In 2017, Missouri lenders issued more than 1.6 million payday loans—averaging about one in four residents—each carrying an average annual interest rate of 462 percent. Add tens …

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Bill Weld’s Family & Children: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Bill Weld’s family will likely be the topic of much conversation in the coming months, now that he has thrown himself into the 2020 presidential race. On April 15, Weld officially announced his intention to run, marking him as the first Republican to challenge Trump’s candidacy for re-election. Weld is …

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Business people

Dr. Stacey Burnett recently joined the Washington Regional Eureka Springs Family Clinic. She earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, completed residency training at AHEC in Jonesboro and is board certified in family medicine. Burnett has experience practicing rural medicine and has …

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