BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
11:03 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Stafford Loan Interest Doubles, Charlie Baker on 2014 Gov's Race, Best July 4th Wines

BPR 7/2/2013
Stafford loan interest rates doubled on Monday after Congress failed to act. Now students face 6.8 percent interest on Stafford loans.
Credit Facing Student Loans / Flickr

  • CNN's chief national correspondent John King joined Margery and guest host Callie Crossley.
  • Yesterday, student loan interest rate doubled from 3.4 to 6.8 percent on Stafford loans. Bob Hildreth, founder of FUEL Education, sorted out all the student loan news.
  • Are you ready for deluxe movie theaters with sushi, microbrews and lots of amenities? Callie and Margery opened up the lines to callers.
  • Former gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker was Tuesday's Open Mic guest.
  • Wendy Murphy, author of And Justice For Some, analyzed the investigation of Aaron Hernandez in the death of Dorchester resident Odin Lloyd.
  • Jonathan Alsop, founder of the Boston Wine School, talked about the best wines for Independence Day.

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