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Student Loan Defaults: Forty Percent By 2023

by Gregory Mark Fitzgerald on Dec. 21, 2018

Bankruptcy & Debt Credit & Debt Bankruptcy & Debt  Collection Other  Education 

Summary: If you are currently having trouble paying your bills and other debts, consider every other avenue before throwing in the towel to a default. While walking away from student loans may seem tempting, such action can have long-term, negative consequences.

"Even with a good income, it can be hard to pay the essential bills in life and then tackle a substantial student loan payment too; in fact, the financial burden may run so deep that some younger borrowers are forced into filing for bankruptcy almost before they even get a real start in life."

Read the entire article on the official Fitzgerald & Campbell, APLC blog.

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