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5 Things You Didn't Know About Student Debt

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July 3, 2014
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The beginning of July saw a rise in the interest rate for federal student student loans from 3.86 percent in 2013/2014 to 4.66 percent for the 2014/1015 school year. Some projections estimate that rates could be as high as 6.8 percent by 2017. Student loan debt in the US is now over $1 trillion and has an enormous impact on families across economic lines throughout America. Video provided by Odyssey


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Best Back to School Apps

Best Back to School Apps

Buzz60 (Aug. 1, 2014) — School days are just around the corner, and if you're a student, there are a few helpful apps that can get you back in the swing of things. Krystin Goodwin (@krystingoodwin) highlights a few of the best affordable back to school apps. Video provided by Buzz60
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Facebook Users Strongly Dislike TMI Posts: Survey

Facebook Users Strongly Dislike TMI Posts: Survey

CBC (Feb. 4, 2014) — Could you be annoying your Facebook friends? You may be, if you do some of these things. Video provided by CBC
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Apple May Turn Your iPhone Into Remote Control for Your Home

Apple May Turn Your iPhone Into Remote Control for Your Home

TheStreet (May 27, 2014) — Apple is planning to unveil smart home technology at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference next week, according to a report by the Financial Times. The report says that Apple is readying software that will turn iPhones and iPads into remote controls that let users control everything from lights to home appliances and security systems. Apple is said to be making the move to keep up with competitors like Google, which acquired Nest Labs in January. The growth expectations for the Internet of Things is increasingly large -- according to Business Insider, which says that while the Internet of Things accounts for 1.9 billion devices today, it will account for 9 billion by 2018. Video provided by TheStreet
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Navy Can't Praise Its Laser Weapon Enough

Navy Can't Praise Its Laser Weapon Enough

Newsy (Dec. 11, 2014) — The LaWS laser gun spent several months deployed on a Navy transport ship, and the Navy can't say enough good things about it. Video provided by Newsy
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