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What is Next Muncie?

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana Blog– In case you’ve not discovered the connections between all things Muncie, we have a trust fund managed by Jud Fisher, a descendant of the Ball Family who became incredibly wealthy off access to cheap natural gas and low land and labor costs. They amassed a fortune even though their […]

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How Millennials are Affected by Debt

Midwest Blog – The dream of getting a job and having your own apartment used to be all but a fact for young adults entering the workforce. Now, it is all but a dream for most. Millennials are best known for living with their parents far past the previously “acceptable age” and spending too much […]

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Families Shoulder Heftier Burdens as College Debt Swells

by Marian Wang, ProPublica It’s been a year of eye-popping records for student debt. Outstanding student loan debt surpassed credit card debt, with one government estimate pegging total student loan debt at more than $1 trillion. Such staggering figures drew renewed attention to the fact that rising higher education costs and falling government support for […]