New Game Show Will Help Rid Contestants Of Student Loans

Jul 10, 2018
Originally published on July 10, 2018 6:30 am
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NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. Game shows - what are you going to win? A car? Well, finally, there's a game show for our times. Comedy channel TruTV's debuting a show called "Paid Off." Contestants answer trivia questions just like "Jeopardy." The more answers they get right, the more of their student loans the show will pay off - up to 100 percent. The average student now has $37,000 in loan debt. So, Alex, I'm going to go with what is relief for a hundred.

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