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Older Americans and Student Debt

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults

A 50-state snapshot of older Americans and the increasing burden of student loan debt.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt

A government report detailing the obstacles seniors with student debt experience in the face of servicing breakdowns. 


Student Debt Sinks Retirees

An article detailing the rise of student debt for older Americans that highlights options for those suffering under the weight of this debt.

Washington Post

The disturbing trend of people losing social security benefits to student debt

“Garnishment exacerbates an already precarious financial situation for the 67,300 older borrowers who receive benefits below the poverty guideline”

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