student loan debt

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    Debt and the American Experience

    Household debt has doubled since 2003. American households are now $14.56 trillion in debt (still far less than the U.S. government’s whopping $28 trillion) which shakes out to around $118,000 per household, according to Visual Capitalist. The chart below helps orient us to how the $14 trillion in…
    Brooke Medina, June 9, 2021
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    N.C. average student loan debt one of the lowest in the Southeast

    According to Business Insider, the average student loan debt per college graduate in North Carolina is around $14,800.  In the Southeast, only Florida ($12,900) and Louisiana ($13,400) were lower. Utah had the lowest average of the 50 states and D.C., while New Hampshire had the highest.  College graduates in…
    Terry Stoops, November 16, 2017
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    Plan to change Student Loan repayment practices

    An article today from Reuters talks about President Obama’s talk to students at Georgia Tech this week about student loans’ repayment, and how he wants to make it easier for students.  According to statistics from the White House, 40 million Americans have student loans, more than 70 percent of…
    Sarah Curry, March 11, 2015