Debt

Student loan debt continues to increase rapidly. For the first time, total student loan debt has surpassed the amount of credit card debt.
11/02/2011
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Student loan default rates increased by nearly one-third in just 2 years. In 2009, 15% of graduates from for-profit schools were in default.
11/02/2011
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  If your personal debt has increased in the last four years, has that been increased credit card debt, mortgage debt, school loans, a car loan, other personal loans, taxes, medical bills, or something else? (accept all that apply)
11/02/2011
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15% of all households spend more than 40% of income on debt payments, up from just 10% in 1987.  
11/02/2011
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While 18-24 year-olds hold a similar amount, 25-34 year-olds have much higher levels of credit card debt than were held a generation ago.
11/02/2011
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And in which of the following ranges does the personal debt that you owe fall, including credit cards, student loans, car loans, money you owe other individuals, and any other debt you have, but not including a mortgage?
11/01/2011
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The American middle class did not create itself in the 20th century. Rather, a post-war model of robust public investment in our nation’s people and institutions (despite high deficits) led to unprecedented shared prosperity. But if current trends continue, the middle class may not be recreated in...
05/05/2011
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