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The 4 best ways to save on college

Aug 11, 2017
Expert Mark Kantrowitz tells us his top tips.
Stanford University's library.
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My Economy: Learning a trade instead of taking on debt

Feb 28, 2017
John Williams decided to become a mechanic rather than going to school.
John Williams sought a job a that didn't need a degree and ended up working as a mechanic in the Bay Area.
Photo courtesy of John Williams

When going to college becomes a financial risk

Sep 30, 2016
As part of a collaboration with PBS Newshour, Marketplace Weekend explores the issue of student loan debt.
Chris Savelle discusses his student loan debt with Lizzie O'Leary at his home in Troy, Michigan. 
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