Amanda Blankenship

Amanda Blankenship is the Director of Social Media for District Media. In addition to her duties handling everything social media, she frequently writes for a handful of blogs and loves to share her own personal finance story with others. When she isn't typing away at her desk, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband, and dog. During her free time, you're likely to find her with her nose in a book, hiking, or playing RPG video games.

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Should the U.S. Government Cancel Student Loan Debt?

The United States government has made tax cuts, provided bailouts, and even increased spending in some cases to help the economy. Is the real answer to the economic turmoil forgiving student loans? A recent report from a group of economists at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College showed that if the government decided to cancel student loan …

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