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EP#66: The Right Answer to the $10,000 Student Loan Forgiveness Question.

Transcript Today on our program, we talk with several college graduates: Rebecca Urry, Tommy Nickel, Kyle Nickel, as well as a current student, Reanna Urry, about the $10,000 college loan forgiveness program.  Is it fair? What kind of impact will this have on them and the people who will eventually pay for the program. What…

EP#65: Freshmans Take a Financial Literacy Class. Your Kids Should too.

Transcript Helping your child preparing and pay for college can be a daunting task. Start early by having conversations with your child about the new financial literacy requirement for all incoming freshman in the state of Ohio. In this podcast, we discuss with instructor Rob Schofield and two high school freshman, Kelly Kotyk and Nathan…

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

Transcript 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…

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

Transcript 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…

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

Transcript 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…

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

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 NEWSSTORY TRADE/2 YEAR SCHOOL The awards were held at the House of Blues, Cleveland on June 10, 2022. For the…

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

Transcript 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…

EP#59: Congratulations Graduate! Now What? Consider a Career in Technology.

Transcript Today, the NoLoanZone Podcast goes on location at Boxcast with Gordon Daily, CEO and Co-Founder of Boxcast.  Boxcast is a Cleveland based computer technology company that offers online streaming solutions to organizations and individuals. Gordon graduated from Case Western reserve with a degree in Computer Engineering and employs about 100 people, many of whom, have…

EP#57: A Beginners Guide to Transferring using the University Partnership Program.

Transcript Janet Maltbie discusses a beginners guide to transferring to a college or university using the University Partnership Program with Lorain County Community College (LCCC) Student Senate Representative,  Brenda Hitchens.  Brenda holds an A.A. degree from LCCC and is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology through the  University Partnership program with Cleveland State…

EP#56: Avoid College Debt: Transfer and Get Aid

Transcript This week on the No Loan Zone Podcast we look at how to avoid college debt by transferring and getting aid. Today on our program my special guest is Billie Sirn. Billie is the Lorain County Community College Transfer Coordinator who helps students apply and transfer to 4 year colleges, professional and graduate schools. …