Mounting Student Debt is Damaging the Economy
- New York 07/02/2013 by Andrea Sears (WBAI)

On Monday Congress allowed the interest rates on subsidized Stafford student loans doubled from three point four percent to six point eight percent. A survey released Monday by the One Wisconsin Institute found that even without the increased interest payments, the burden of student debt is having a significant impact on the economic well being of those who borrow, and on nation’s economy as a whole.WBAI's Andrea Sears spoke with Scott Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Institute.

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