10 episodes

There’s a massive student loan crisis in America. Millions have found themselves buried beneath a mountain of debt. This podcast series explores the lies we believe about college and digs into the soaring cost of tuition and the predatory nature of the student loan industry. Listen and subscribe to learn how to pay for college without debt or know if college is even the right choice for you. More at www.BorrowedFuture.com.

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There’s a massive student loan crisis in America. Millions have found themselves buried beneath a mountain of debt. This podcast series explores the lies we believe about college and digs into the soaring cost of tuition and the predatory nature of the student loan industry. Listen and subscribe to learn how to pay for college without debt or know if college is even the right choice for you. More at www.BorrowedFuture.com.

    What No One Told You About Student Loans

    What No One Told You About Student Loans

    The student loan crisis is impacting you, your friends, your kids and our economy. College is more expensive than ever and you’re being told, “Student loans are good debt,” “You can’t go to college without debt,” and, “It will be worth it.” These lies have duped the average college student into taking out $35,000 in student loans. In episode 1, you’ll hear from Dave Ramsey, Anthony ONeal, Rachel Cruze, Michael Torpey, Seth Frotman and others on the reality of the student loan debt crisis.
    BorrowedFuture.com http://bit.ly/2BwX2Mv
    “Debt Free Degree” Book http://bit.ly/31yOMXb
    Splash Financial http://bit.ly/2B9rX1b
    Have you been impacted by student loans, or have you received a debt-free degree? Send your story to story@borrowedfuture.com or call 629.235.0235 and leave a voicemail!

    • 46 min
    Is College Even Worth It?

    Is College Even Worth It?

    Is your college degree really worth $35,000 in student loan debt? Students have been told college is the best next step, but for many, it’s the wrong next step. It turns out the ROI on a degree in puppetry might not repay your student loans. And how much of this about status? Is the student loan crisis actually a parenting crisis? In this episode you’ll hear from thought leaders like Seth Godin, Rachel Cruze, Anthony ONeal, Dave Ramsey, Ken Coleman, and Dr. Meg Meeker. 
    BorrowedFuture.com http://bit.ly/2BwX2Mv
    “Debt Free Degree” Book http://bit.ly/31yOMXb
    Splash Financial http://bit.ly/2B9rX1b
    Have you been impacted by student loans, or have you received a debt-free degree? Send your story to story@borrowedfuture.com or call 629.235.0235 and leave a voicemail!
     

    • 41 min
    What College Should You Go To? Avoiding the Traps of Higher Education

    What College Should You Go To? Avoiding the Traps of Higher Education

    Are we lying to kids when we tell them they have to go to college to be successful? College is not for everyone and some people would be happier working jobs that don’t require a degree. College choices are often based on marketing that preys on emotions, causing students to pick a campus with a lazy river over the one they can actually afford. But when you pick a college for the wrong reasons and take out student loans to do it, you can be screwed. In this episode you’ll hear from thought leaders like Mike Rowe, Seth Godin, Mark Cuban, Dave Ramsey, Rachel Cruze, Anthony ONeal and more on how college FOMO is real—and dangerous.
    BorrowedFuture.com http://bit.ly/2BwX2Mv
    “Debt Free Degree” Book http://bit.ly/31yOMXb
    Splash Financial http://bit.ly/2B9rX1b
    Have you been impacted by student loans, or have you received a debt-free degree? Send your story to story@borrowedfuture.com or call 629.235.0235 and leave a voicemail!

    • 55 min
    How Student Loans Ruined My Life

    How Student Loans Ruined My Life

    Student loan debt is ruining people’s lives. In this episode, you’ll hear the heartbreaking stories of real people who feel the crushing weight of student loan repayments. You’ll hear about the dark and predatory underbelly of the student loan industry and how compounding interest rates screw people over from Seth Frotman—the whistle blower who brought to light the predatory practices of the student loan industry. You’ll also hear from Dave Ramsey, Seth Godin, and Anthony ONeal and real people burdened with astronomical amounts of student loan debt. You might be surprised to find out who should be responsible for the dumpster fire that is the student loan debt crisis
    BorrowedFuture.com http://bit.ly/2BwX2Mv
    “Debt Free Degree” Book http://bit.ly/31yOMXb
    Splash Financial http://bit.ly/2B9rX1b
    Have you been impacted by student loans, or have you received a debt-free degree? Send your story to story@borrowedfuture.com or call 629.235.0235 and leave a voicemail!
     

    • 46 min
    Sallie Mae is Not Your Friend

    Sallie Mae is Not Your Friend

    When it comes to the student loan debt crisis, there’s a lot of blame to go around. In this episode we’ll take a look at the history of the government-backed student loan industry, how Sallie Mae became a player, and how student loans have led to soaring college costs. You’ll also hear how double-digit interest rates, subprime loans and large student loan repayments have led millions of borrowers into default and forbearance; why you can’t declare bankruptcy on a student loan; and why one dad will spend his life paying back $250,000 for a film degree his son never even used.
    BorrowedFuture.com http://bit.ly/2BwX2Mv
    “Debt Free Degree” Book http://bit.ly/31yOMXb
    Splash Financial http://bit.ly/2B9rX1b
    Have you been impacted by student loans, or have you received a debt-free degree? Send your story to story@borrowedfuture.com or call 629.235.0235 and leave a voicemail!
     

    • 46 min
    Don’t Bank on Student Loan Forgiveness

    Don’t Bank on Student Loan Forgiveness

    Less than 1% of applicants get their college debt forgiven, so the current student loan forgiveness program is an epic failure. Politicians are making big promises on how they will forgive student loans, but where will that 2 trillion dollars come from? According to Dave Ramsey, Seth Frotman, Seth Godin, Mark Cuban and others, there’s no magic bullet to solve this crisis. 
    BorrowedFuture.com http://bit.ly/2BwX2Mv
    “Debt Free Degree” Book http://bit.ly/31yOMXb
    Splash Financial http://bit.ly/2B9rX1b
    Have you been impacted by student loans, or have you received a debt-free degree? Send your story to story@borrowedfuture.com or call 629.235.0235 and leave a voicemail!

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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6.5K Ratings

6.5K Ratings

Skeeter72x ,

Incredible!

EVERY high school in the nation needs to share this with their students. We will go to college debt free!!

Josh in IL ,

Emotionally driven

I like the amount of effort put into it. I don’t like the emotional dramatizations of the topic. It seems to state the problem over and over. Yes Student loans are a problem and it’s getting worse. Must have said a hundred times that kids need to go to school debt free, but doesn’t offer any ideas or ways to do this. Also doesn’t mention the spiraling tuition costs and how this is just as much a problem as the debt. Seems the only options presented are, don’t go to college….or go to college debt free. Which is a crazy sounding thing to do for any school costing more than a few thousand $$ a year. There’s not any alternatives out there. And no data given on if the debt is worth it in the long run for the majority. But good production otherwise and glad some focus is being put on it.

DakotaJRow ,

Outstanding

Go to college debt free and live life AWAY from the bondage of financial stress. LOVE this podcast!!!

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