Takeouts: online docs, Kobe, listeners on loans

The World

Finance Takeout: New York Times business and finance reporter Louise Story tells us about a new program from the United Health Group that lets patients “visit” doctors online for about $45 a pop.

Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin previews the Monday Night Football matchup between the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. The Giants need to win this game in order to keep their playoff hopes alive. We also discuss Kobe Bryant, who has also been on an incredible scoring streak despite playing with a broken finger.

Listener Takeouts: Listeners called in and wrote us to share their student loan stories and also to share the stipulations they found lurking in their fine print.

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