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The Real College Debt Crisis: How Student Borrowing Threatens Financial Well-Being and Erodes the American Dream

Author(s): 
Lewis, Melinda
Project(s): 
College Debt
Publication type: 
Book
Citation: 

Elliott, W. and Lewis, M. (in production). The Real College Debt Crisis: How Student Borrowing Threatens Financial Well-Being and Erodes the American Dream. Broomfield, CO: Praeger.    

New Book Released

Today’s student loan system is in place because of a political compromise, and growing discontent with student debt may signal that this arrangement has run its course. While there are resources and organizations in place to help those struggling with debt, the time has come to consider a new direction for financial aid, William Elliott III and Melinda Lewis argue in “Student Debt: A Reference Handbook.”

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