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EP#64 Ohio’s New Grad Financial Literacy Requirement.

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Dr. Jack Dibee discusses Ohio’s new financial literacy grad requirement.

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Hope to complete a college degree, debt free? Learn to manage money, especially if you are in high school. In this podcast, Dr. Jack Dibee, Assistant Superintendent of Avon Lake City Schools discusses the new financial literacy high school graduation requirement for all incoming freshman in the fall of 2022.

He also discusses ways students can get free college credit while attending high school. 

Going to college is expensive but is it right for you or your child? There are many ways to explore careers that doesn’t involve going into debt. If you’re unsure about your career direction and want more information about how to complete a degree, debt free and find a career that fits your personality, interests and skills, reach out to the No Loan Zone host, Janet Maltbie at noloanzone.com/contact.

Podcast #63: Arredondo Interview, Podcasts

EP#63: Meet David Arredondo. Vote in the Ohio Aug. 2 Primary Election.

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David Arredondo
Executive Chairman of the Lorain County Republican Party
David Arredondo discusses the Ohio August 2nd Primary election.

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Ohio’s primary elections take place on August 2, 2022. Know the issues and representatives. Today on the No Loan Zone Podcast Janet Maltbie speaks with David Arredondo, the Executive Chairman of the Lorain County Republican Party. David hopes to be re-elected to the Republican Central Committee. 

In this podcast we focus on the upcoming primary election, the role of the Central Committee, why it is separated into male and female groups and what the Ohio legislature can do to make college more affordable for families.

David Arredondo has served as Coordinator of International Admissions for Oberlin College and from 2000-2014 he was Director of International Admissions for Lorain County Community College. For over 26 years he recruited, admitted, and supported hundreds of students from more than 50 different countries

If you are unsure about your career direction  you can reach Janet Maltbie at noloanzone.com/contact. Janet meets with students and adults in transition so they can reach their career goals.  She also teach a totally online career exploration class through Lorain County Community College, called  Career Exploration and Life Planning, SDEV 103. 

Podcast #62: Manning Interview, Podcasts

EP#62: State Senator Manning Interview and the Ohio Aug. 2 Primary Election.

State Senator Nathan Manning
State Senator Manning discusses the Aug.2, 2022 Ohio Primary election

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Ohio’s primary elections take place on August 2, 2022. Know the issues and representatives. Today on the No Loan Zone Podcast we speak with State Senator Nathan Manning regarding the issues before voters in the 2022 elections. 

In this podcast we focus on college grant and tax break initiatives Manning has supported in the past as well as workforce opportunities for students and college grads. 

Senator Manning is serving his first term in the Ohio Senate representing the 13th Senate District, which includes both Huron and Lorain County in Ohio. He hopes to pursue a second term as State Senator. 

If you are currently enrolled in college or are thinking about enrolling in the fall, we encourage you to take some time to seek out ways to complete a degree, debt free. One way to do that is by checking out the Ohio College Opportunity Grant supported by Senator Manning. 

And if you are unsure about your career direction  you can reach Janet Maltbie at noloanzone.com/contact. Janet meets with students and adults in transition so they can reach their career goals.  She also teach a totally online career exploration class through Lorain County Community College, called  Career Exploration and Life Planning, SDEV 103. 

Podcast #61: No Loan Zone Wins Award, Podcasts

EP#61 No Loan Zone Podcast Wins Top Journalism Award.

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2022 Press Club of Cleveland Award
2022 Award Winning Podcast: EP#27 The Blood and Needles Show

The No Loan Zone podcast was awarded at the 2022 All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards ceremony hosted by Press Club of Clevland. The entry, “The Blood and Needles Show” won first place for:

BEST RADIO/PODCAST NEWS
STORY TRADE/2 YEAR SCHOOL

The awards were held at the House of Blues, Cleveland on June 10, 2022. For the complete list of winners, click here. Listen to all No Loan Zone podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or Spotify.

Podcast #60: Tommy and Kyle take out loans, Podcasts

EP#60: Tommy and Kyle Pay Off Their Student Loans. Tommy’s Not Done Yet.

Tommy Nickel, Janet Maltbie and Kyle Nickel at BoxCast studios.

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Going to college in the fall? Is it worth your time and investment? Tommy and Kyle have Communications degrees and both took out loans but Kyle went to a public school. Tommy didn’t. This podcast centers on the career journey both brothers began over 10 years ago. Was it worth their time? Are they glad they went to college? Did they need it for the jobs they both have at BoxCast, a Cleveland based technology firm that offers streaming solutions to organization and individuals

Going to college is expensive but is it right for you? There are many ways to get started in a career that doesn’t necessarily involve going into debt. If you’re unsure about your career direction and want more information about how to find a career that fits your personality, interests and skills. Reach out to Janet Maltbie at noloanzone.com/contact.

Many thanks to Wade Clark of Boxcast who provided production assistance and to Danosongs who provided music for this podcast.