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Student Loan Debt > Credit Card Debt ?

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 2, 2010 @ 2:30 pm In Credit,Digital Media,Legal | Comments Disabled

Do Student Loans Make Eduction Affordable ?

You just assumed they did. It turns out to be a far seedier picture, if you ask College Scholarships.org [1]!

Jess Bachman [2], who did several of the fantastic illustrations for Bailout Nation [3], turns his attention to this infographic of the scam that is Student Loan collections:

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click for ginormous graphic
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URLs in this post:

[1] College Scholarships.org: http://www.collegescholarships.org/research/student-loans/

[2] Jess Bachman: http://wallstats.com/

[3] Bailout Nation: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0470596325/thebigpictu09-20

[4] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/student-loan-scheme.jpg

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