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Student Loan Debt has Tripled in Last 8 Years

olddoc4444 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 10:53 AM
Then the kids don't go to college, I guess. My daughter has left school, and can live without my support for a year. Once so "emancipated", she no longer has the albatross of my income around her neck, and would get aid based on her income and loans in her own name.

Well, if you have a child going to college any time soon expect some major debt. Now we often hear that college loan debt is getting worse and that costs are skyrocketing, but now we have a new study proving it. According to a new report from the New York Federal Reserve, total student loan debt has tripled over the last 8 years.

The report finds a correlation between student debt and future issues with borrowing in other borrowing situations in life. For instance, the percentage of people who are buying homes and have student loan debt has fallen...