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College debt increases

One trillion. That’s the mark, in dollars, that U.S. student loan debt just passed, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to the College Board, the 2011-12 published total cost for tuition, fees, and room and board at an in-state four-year public institution averaged $17,131. But that’s only the …

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Wealth gap

Largest wealth gap in history between young and old By Simone McIntosh, Talon staff writer This year marks the largest wealth gap in history between younger and older Americans, according to an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center. A person who is under the age of 35 has …

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