The numbers don't even include student loans that are in deferment or forbearance because the borrower can't afford to pay.
College graduates face loan-servicing problems that bear an 'uncanny resemblance' to those in the mortgage industry, a new study says.
Recent college grads owe more than $26,000 on average, and more than a third of them are working in jobs that don't require a college degree.
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If you plan to foot the bill for your child's higher education, you may be shortchanging your child and yourself.
After 8 years of postgraduate education, the author was surprised to find herself $100,000 in the hole.
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