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  • Student Loans: The Next Bailout?

    04/26/2012 12:47:26 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 8 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | April 26 2012 | By: Kelly Evans
    Here’s what we do know about student loan debt: it’s roughly $1 trillion in size, greater than either auto or credit-card debt and second only to mortgage debt in the U.S Borrowers in their 30s today owe $28,500, on average. The debt burden has soared just as — and partly because — the recession hit, so younger graduates carrying the highest balances are hit with the double whammy of a weak job market (that still isn’t showing any sign of rapid improvement).
  • Obama Taps Taxpayers For Student Stimulus [ Honk if I paid for your Hispanic Transgender B.A. ]

    10/26/2011 9:01:14 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 26 2011 | By Chris Stirewalt
    Obama Looks to Wring Stimulus From Saturated Student Loan Market “$1 Trillion” -- Estimated amount of student loan debt owed by Americans. In keeping with his new campaign theme of “we can’t wait,” President Obama today will roll out a plan to put more money in the pockets of some of the nation’s 36 million student loan recipients. Obama has broad latitude in this area – certainly broader than the first two parts of his western campaign trip, underwater mortgages and subsidies for hiring veterans – because one of his early legislative initiatives was to have the federal government take...