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The Proposal

President Obama recently signed into law a $787 billion stimulus package on top of Bush's grossly mismanaged $700 billion TARP bailout from last September. Several weeks ago, the Federal Reserve basically printed an additional $1,000,000,000,000 to inject more funds into the monetary system which will undoubtedly have the effect of diminishing the purchasing power of the dollar.

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White Paper on Presidential Candidate's Positions on Higher Education

For the last 30 years, tuition has been increasing at four times the rate of inflation, according to the Consumer Price Index. As a student looking to avoid loan debt, which policies should you be concerned with during the current presidential race? eCollegeFinder.org, a site that matches students with online colleges, recently published a whitepaper that outlines each candidate’s policies on education – all of the issues you should take into account while voting in order to safeguard your wallet against the rising cost of college.

The paper, Presidential Policies: Higher Education, touches upon the future of student loans, financial aid, and college choice. Click here to read the whitepaper and learn about Barack Obama and Mitt Romney’s educational platforms.

Young Invincibles' Report on Student Debt and the Housing Market

"How do we ever expect the housing market to improve when the very people we rely upon to buy homes - college grads and professionals - are already graduating with mortgage-sized debts that they can neither live in, nor use as intended in today's job market?"

SmartMoney: Grandma's New Financial Problem: College Debt

Excellent article highlighting a new issue for today's already-embattled seniors: garnishment of Social Security checks to satisfy decades-old student debt.

Publish Date: 
August 6, 2012

FSLD Becomes Student Debt Crisis - Announcing Video Submission Challenge

Dear Friends and Supporters:

The movement has just begun!

Aaron Calafato of "For Profit" and Me on The Richard Fowler Show (7/20/12)

Miss the live show? Check out Aaron Calafato of the play "For Profit" and myself on the 7/20/12 edition of The Richard Fowler Show on We Act Radio!

Publish Date: 
July 20, 2012

Higher Ed Live: Forgiving Student Debt

Thanks to Seth Odell for having me on the show!

Publish Date: 
July 20, 2012

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