24 Jan 2018

The cost of school

From The Panel, 4:26 pm on 24 January 2018
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There are warnings about loan sharks taking advantage of the back-to-school financial drain. The cost of school supplies continues to have an impact on struggling families, with a recent study stating state education now costs more than $37,000. Some of the loans being offered to those in need have interest rates of 50 percent. The panelists debate the issue.