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Thursday, October 27, 2011

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  • Help for student borrowers, but is it enough?
    President Obama has announced a new program to lower monthly payments for students graduating next year and beyond, and let other student borrowers consolidate loans at a lower interest rate. With student loan debt exceeding $1 trillion, and the cost of college continuing its upward trajectory, will that be enough?9:06 a.m.
    Heather Jarvis: Student loan expert who provides resources and training for student loan borrowers.
    Anya Kamenetz: senior reporter for Fast Company and author of "Generation Debt" and "DIY U." Her latest book is "The Edupunks' Guide."
  • The science of siblings
    Siblings can play a powerful role in our lives, and now scientists are learning more than ever about just how much our brothers and sisters impact our behavior. Author Jeffrey Kluger examines the science and delves into his own childhood to explain why who we are is as much about our siblings as it is about ourselves.10:06 a.m.
    Jeffrey Kluger: Senior editor and writer for Time Magazine. His newest book is "The Sibling Effect."

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