Despite what you may have heard, the truly desperate can have their student loan debt forgiven in bankruptcy court. But it's not easy.
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Tens of thousands of retirees have fallen behind on student loans -- and the feds are coming after their Social Security benefits.
For instance, 10% of recent graduates of four-year colleges have monthly student loan payments that exceed 25% of their income.
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