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Stories Tagged "debt"

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Displaying 1 to 15 of 17 results.

Avoiding Holiday Debt (Full Program) (#313)

posted on June 9, 2010 at 2:10 PM

Full Program: A practical family tells how they live within their means at the holidays. Experts follow up with tips on money management. 27:47 Read More »

Five Years of War in Iraq - The Effects on Iowa (Full Program) (#144)

posted on March 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Five Years of War in Iraq - The Effects on Iowa (Full Program) (#144)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal examines the economic costs to Iowa of the war in Iraq. 26:45 Read More »

News Analysis: February 18, 2008 (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

Host Jeneane Beck talks with Associated Press reporter David Pitt about the difficulty of obtaining student loans and the proposed expansion of HAWK-I insurance program being debated in the Iowa legislature. Read More »

Student Debt in Iowa (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 11:03 AM

Student Debt in Iowa (#129)
David Miles, president of the Iowa Board of Regents and board member of the Iowa College Student Aid Commission, and Jim Sumner, senior counselor, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid for Grinnell College discuss the financial issues facing... Read More »

The Davenport Promise (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 11:01 AM

The Davenport Promise (#129)
One Iowa community is developing a plan to help pay for student's tuition. It's called the Davenport Promise. Supporters of the plan believe it also offers the city a tool to reverse the out-migration of young families to the suburbs. Longer term... 04:49 Read More »

Student Debt (Full Program) (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Student Debt (Full Program) (#129)
Full Program: Can Iowans afford college? We explore that matter, including a look at an ambitious community-driven plan to finance higher education for its own residents. 28:01 Read More »

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)
Full Program: When the legislators reconvene in Des Moines next Monday, which will be their most pressing issues? We preview the 2008 session, paying particular attention to small business issues, including affordable health care insurance for employees. 27:15 Read More »

Holiday Debt (#119)

posted on December 11, 2007 at 11:17 AM

Although Phil and Cindy Blobaum's thrifty financial practices are born of necessity, the Holiday traditions they share with their four children fit their personal philosophy. The Blobaums create bounty and avoid debt by sticking to a budget and... 04:37 Read More »

Discussion: Consumer Debt (#119)

posted on December 11, 2007 at 11:17 AM

Dr. Tahira K. Hira, professor of personal finance and consumer economics at Iowa State University, and Adam Carroll, co-author of "How to Win the Money Game," discuss the issues surrounding mounting consumer debt. Read More »

Holiday Debt (Full Program) (#119)

posted on December 7, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Holiday Debt (Full Program) (#119)
Full Program: For the first time since the great depression The American savings rate is non-existent. Many Iowans may enter the Holiday season carrying heavy debt burdens. On the next Iowa Journal we'll explore current debt trends and offer advice on holiday... 27:53 Read More »

Mortgage Crises (#117)

posted on December 3, 2007 at 4:13 PM

Mortgage Crises (#117)
As home foreclosure rates soar concerns about financial security are also increasing. The shockwaves of the mortgage crises coupled with a turbulent economy can be felt nationwide. 02:36 Read More »

Essay: Neil Harl on Subprime Mortgage Foreclosures (#111)

posted on November 14, 2007 at 3:33 PM

Essay: Neil Harl on Subprime Mortgage Foreclosures (#111)
Just 23 years ago now, Iowa was facing the greatest crisis in its agricultural sector since the Great Depression. The farm debt crisis and the subprime mortgage foreclosure debacle of 2007 share several parallels. Professor Emeritus Neil Harl... Read More »

Iowa Workforce (Full Program) (#111)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Iowa Workforce (Full Program) (#111)
Full Program: The state enjoys one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation. Many of its employers are leaders in manufacturing, financial services and myriad technologies. But those fields are competitive and Iowa’s human resources are in high demand... 27:47 Read More »

Mortgage Crises (Full Program) (#117)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Mortgage Crises (Full Program) (#117)
Full Program: Amy Johnson Boyle hosts a look at America’s Financial Crises with Iowa experts who predict we’ll be feeling the society-wide costs of sub-prime mortgage defaults in the next year or so. 27:48 Read More »

News Analysis: October 29, 2007 (#107)

posted on October 29, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Jeaneane Beck discusses student debt, arming campus security, campus naming rights and the latest polls from caucus goers in Iowa with David Yepsen. Read More »
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