student loans

Student loans
12:39 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

PAYE program has both upside and downside

Ohio’s college graduates carry an average of $29,000 in student loan debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success.

So President Obama’s recent call to expand the already existing Pay-As-You-Earn, or PAYE, plan by basing monthly payments on borrowers’ incomes could offer some breathing room to those struggling with that debt, said Randy Green, President of the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

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Reducing College Debt
12:32 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Education @ Work

Education @ Work Founder David Dougherty

With college costs rising at an alarming rate, more and more students are leaving school with a debt load that is stifling as they begin to start their post-college careers. David Dougherty, the former president of  Convergys, which provides customer and information services to a variety of large corporations, has one solution. Since retiring, he has focused on a new non-profit, Education @ Work, which provides jobs and tuition incentives for college students, helping reduce their debt and earn valuable real-life work experience. David Dougherty recently stopped by our studios to talk more about Education @ Work with Mark Perzel