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Whatever shall we do?

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal*, nearly 5 million Americans are in default on their student loans.

Nearly 5 million Americans are in default on their federal student loan payments, the Wall Street Journal 

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Government Shenanigans

This Might Get a Little Political: Student Loan Debt

It’s of no surprise that I am someone who carries student loan debt. I’m 29-years-old, went to a private college, graduated in 2010 right after the financial crash, and moved to New York City eight months after I graduated because that was the only place that was hiring at the time. 247 more words

Buzzfeed

5 Tips from a Debt-Free Millennial

When you hear the word, “millennial” you probably think of a few things and among the top is probably the gross amount of debt facing more young people than any other generation.  1,336 more words

Current Events

Couple leaves Hawaii waitress large tip, offers to pay off student loans

Cayla Chandara says she’s heard of other stories like this, but never thought it would happen to her. When it did, it left her speechless. 141 more words

Student Loan Debt

The Broke Girls Guide To Traveling In Luxury, Salary Be Damned

Graduating from college and being slammed with bill after bill is the wake-up call every young adult dreads.

We gallivant around our respective campuses, forgetting that in less than four years, we will be bombarded with responsibilities and less energy to do anything other than a nap in our free time. 806 more words

Student Loan Debt

Students as Slaves (to Debt)

I have been writing a great deal about coerced labor recently. Here is a new manifestation of it. In a “reform” of the bankruptcy laws (ca 2005, I think), it became all but impossible for students to discharge their student loans in a bankruptcy. 282 more words

Politics