Tuition Trouble: The Economic and Social Costs of Rising Student Debt
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 941 , Segment 3
Episode: Veterans' Project, Life in Space, Student Debt, Women and Ultras
- Nov 12, 2018 10:00 pm
- 14:36 mins
Guest: Julie Margetta Morgan, Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute Americans currently owe $1.5 trillion in student debt. That’s a lot of money. But in the scheme of things, borrowing money to get a college degree is a good investment, isn’t it? A college degree leads to a better job and higher salary. Well, detailed analysis of student loan debt across the country suggests those assumptions are flawed. Would you be surprised to learn that the heaviest student debt burdens fall on those with the lowest income levels?