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How the Govt Is Saddling Parents with College Loans They Cant Afford


By Dan8267   Follow   Sun, 11 Aug 2013, 12:16pm PDT   418 views   5 comments
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http://www.propublica.org/article/how-the-govt-is-saddling-parents-with-college-loans-they-cant-afford

Total outstanding college debt is estimated at $1 trillion dollars – and with costs still soaring, the burden on students and their families shows no signs of abating. We're examining how the complicated system of college debt is putting the squeeze on families.

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APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   Sun, 11 Aug 2013, 12:43pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 1

Only ASSHOLES! go to college when they should be flipping shacks like real Americans.

freak80   Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 10:45pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 2

Debt is prosperity! It's your patriotic duty to be in debt your whole life.

HEY YOU   Tue, 17 Sep 2013, 1:41am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 3

Do high schools teach anything about basic economics/personal budgets?

freak80   Tue, 17 Sep 2013, 1:44am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 4

HEY YOU says

Do high schools teach anything about basic economics/personal budgets?

No. That would hurt the credit card companies. And casinos. And state lotteries.

P N Dr Lo R   Tue, 17 Sep 2013, 2:25am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 5

The Higher Education Act of 1965.

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