Borrowed Future

Borrowed Future
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

8: Own Your Future: A Life Without Student Loan Debt
Nov 18, 2019 • 57 min
In this must-listen season finale, we take a look at practical things students can do to graduate from college debt free. You’ll hear the surprising truth about how working through college affects your grades, how budgeting can improve your college…
7: How to Pay For College Without Student Loans
Nov 11, 2019 • 63 min
No matter how much or how little money you have, it is possible to pay for college without student loans. And it all starts with changing your mindset. In this episode of Borrowed Future, you’ll hear from college guidance counselors as they explain how to…
6: Don’t Bank on Student Loan Forgiveness
Nov 4, 2019 • 39 min
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?…
5: Sallie Mae is Not Your Friend
Oct 28, 2019 • 45 min
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…
4: How Student Loans Ruined My Life
Oct 21, 2019 • 45 min
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…
3: What College Should You Go To? Avoiding the Traps of Higher Education
Oct 14, 2019 • 54 min
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,…
2: Is College Even Worth It?
Oct 7, 2019 • 40 min
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…
1: What No One Told You About Student Loans
Sep 30, 2019 • 45 min
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…
Introducing Borrowed Future
Aug 28, 2019 • 3 min
Borrowed Future premieres on September 30th.