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The Student Loan Issue

Posted on August 19, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Student Loan Debt Student Loan Issue

One of the biggest issues facing the economy today is the student loan crisis. There are millions of people who have borrowed too much money to go to college. To make things worse, these students are not landing jobs in their field because the job market is weak. There are now millions of people who […]

Rising Dollar Amount of Student Loans May Signal Higher-Ed Bubble

Posted on July 10, 2017 in Education Higher Ed. Higher Education Public Education Student Loan Debt

Experts have been warning for some time over the rapidly inflating amount of outstanding student loan debt. Student loan debt now stands at close to 10 percent of the gross national product of the United States. While that, in itself, may not be hugely worrying, there are other aspects of the phenomenal growth in student […]

Rapidly Inflating Student Loan Debt Poses Ominous Questions

Posted on July 8, 2017 in Education Public Education Student Loan Debt

Since the 1960s, the cost of a college degree in the United States has increased by more than five times, adjusted for inflation. This has been one of the main drivers of household debt and expenditures in general, representing a higher fraction, in 2017, than any other form of household debt, save mortgages. But there […]

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Is Student Loan Debt Entering a Bubble Phase?

Posted on July 7, 2017 in Education Public Education Student Loan Debt

The rate at which student loan debt has been expanding in the United States over the last decade has been worrying. With current student loan debt spiraling to more than $1.3 trillion, there are serious questions about the sustainability of all of this debt and whether or not it is serving student and the economy […]

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