The average student loan debt for a 2011 graduate is expected to be $22,900, the most ever.
Tuition costs have increased at a far greater rate than housing, energy and health care costs, as well as the overall rate of inflation.
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Perhaps the most powerful influence on young adult spending habits is the pervasive and unrelenting encouragement to sign up for plastic.
Carrying a lot of credit card and student loan debt sadly raises the self-esteem of young people. The glow fades at age 28.
More and more adult children are depending on their parents for financial help.
Look at the statistics; its harder than ever for grads to get into the working world.
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