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“Piled Higher & Deeper: Graduate student debt runs out of control,” University Business, Feb. 24, 2012. “Student borrowing is going up. National Student Loan Data System data shows that cumulative borrowing per student participating in federal loan programs increased from about $3,943 in 1990 to $11,510 in 2000 and $13,856 in 2009.”
“Building a business on remodeling savings,” Star Tribune, Feb. 26, 2012. “The Remodel Card owners aim to build their discount remodeling card business quickly here and then expand the model to other cities.”
“Microloans and a hand to hold fill gap for startups,” Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 27, 2012. “Chant and Amy Singvongsa are a two-person entrepreneurial storm in the small city of Jackson, in southwestern Minnesota.”
“Tax test: Use a tax preparer or do your own taxes?” KARE 11, Feb. 28, 2012. “You’ve probably heard the expression ‘the only certainties in life are death and taxes.’ Well, chew on this for a minute. There really isn’t much certainty when you file your federal and state income taxes.”
“St. Thomas basketball teams playoff-bound,” Star Tribune, Feb. 28, 2012. “The St. Thomas men’s and women’s basketball teams have automatic bids to the NCAA Division III tournament by virtue of their MIAC championships.”
“How do you make it work?” Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 29, 2012. “Growing entrepreneurism is like a magic trick. Everyone is thrilled when it happens, but only a few people know how to make it work.”
“Job challenge: Grow more entrepreneurs,” Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 29, 2012. “The enormous ceiling lights flash on as Tom Elbert walks through the 260,000-square-foot former Crestliner plant in Little Falls, and they turn off as he leaves each area. He installed the energy-saving lights soon after he bought the shuttered factory about a year ago and wanted to cut an electric bill that can reach $10,000 a month.”
“Consumers increasingly shopping for a cause,” Pioneer Press, Feb. 29, 2012. “What does Lisa Andrews like most about her favorite clothing store? It’s not the clothing. It’s the charities that matter to her.”
“Schools Navigate State Birth-Control Patchwork,” Wall Street Journal, Feb. 29, 2011. “Roman Catholic employers are pushing back against an impending federal mandate on contraceptive coverage partly because the rule would remove an escape hatch that let them opt out of similar state laws that passed in earlier years.”