There has a been a lot said (and written) of late about the issue of student loan debt in America. It has become a hot button issue on the Democratic side of the campaign trail. Given that this is a political issue there is a wide range of possible outcomes. In the meantime parents and students need to make real life decisions about how they will pay for college in the new few years.

Andrew Thrasher (@andrewthrasher) blogs at Thrasher Analytics and is active on FinTwit as well. Tadas got Andrew on the phone to talk about a recent post of his entitled “Student Loans Are Not a National Crisis.” The post is a bit of a departure for Andrew in which he writes about the many issues surrounding recent talk about modifying or outright cancelling student loan debt in America.

See also:

My View On: Student Loan ForgivenessCullen Roche

My Take on the Bernie Sanders Plan to Wipe Out Student Loan DebtJosh Brown

Student Debt Forgiveness is Attractive But Not FairMerryn Somerset Webb

Billionaire Pledges to Pay Off Morehouse College Class of 2019 Student LoansAllison Klein

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