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    You know those words you know but have no idea what they mean or how they work? Like Stocks, or Loan Consolidation, or Roth IRAs. Well these videos will strip that down to the basics and explain exactly how all of those things work!

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       

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    Interesting Facts 

    The average National Student Loan Debt is $33,000.

    Average Student indebtedness in the state of Wisconsin is $28,128.

    The Average Student indebtedness at UWL is $28,083.


    84% of college students have a credit card.  50% of them have 4 or more.


    Value of money converted to time:

    1 million seconds ago was 12 days ago.

    1 billion seconds ago was 32 years ago.

    1 trillion seconds ago was 32,000 years ago,  prehistory.


    To load a trillion dollars on a train: If we loaded box cars with $1 bills, each car 50 feet long, we could get $65 million in each car. It would take a train 240 miles long to haul the trillion dollars.


    $67,000,000,000 in student loans were in default in 2011.


     

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