student loan http://kalw.org en Helping low-income students save for college http://kalw.org/post/helping-low-income-students-save-college <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carl </span>Rist<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is behind a local effort called <a href="http://www.1to1fund.org">1:1 Fund</a>. It combines social networking and crowd funding techniques to help low-income students save for college. The <a href="http://www.1to1fund.org">1:1 fund</a> is a project of the </span><a href="http://cfed.org/about/team/carl_rist/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Corporation for Enterprise Development</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, or </span>CFED<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and </span>Rist<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is executive director of the project. He spoke with </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Holly </span>Kernan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 00:20:00 +0000 Holly Kernan 27274 at http://kalw.org Helping low-income students save for college Today on Your Call: Why do Americans have so much debt? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-why-do-americans-have-so-much-debt <p>On&nbsp;today&rsquo;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation with Louis Hyman, author of <em>Borrow: The American Way of Debt, </em>and&nbsp;Gary Rivlin, author of <em>Broke, USA</em>. Last year, Americans were $2 trillion in debt. The average American owes more than $15,000 in credit card debt alone. How did we get here? Join us at 10 or email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:feedback@yourcallradio.org">feedback@yourcallradio.org</a>. When did this crisis begin? And how can we get out of it? How much debt do you carry? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 6567 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Why do Americans have so much debt?