Freeman

IN BRIEF

Burden of College Loans on Graduates Grows

APRIL 12, 2011

“Student loan debt outpaced credit card debt for the first time last year and is likely to top a trillion dollars this year as more students go to college and a growing share borrow money to do so.” (New York Times)

Government used to be convinced it was always a good idea to buy a house, too.

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Education: Investment Versus Spending” by Sandy Ikeda

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