Debt 101

Heilemann, John
March 1993
Washington Monthly;Mar93, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p42
Probes the student loans saddling young people with education-debts. Federally subsidized college loans; Giving up socially useful but ill-paid work; Plan for a sweeping national service scheme; Cost of attending the average college increased by 126 per cent; Profits for the country's banks and the Student Loan Marketing Association (Sallie Mae); Income contingent payment plans.


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