Americans who recently took out federal student loans aren’t paying down their debt.

Recent Federal Student Loans Look A Lot Like Subprime Mortgages

Written by:
Shahien Nasiripour
Chief Financial and Regulatory Correspondent, The Huffington Post

GRADUATESFederal student loans made in recent years resemble the toxic subprime mortgage loans that helped cause the Great Recession, new data show.

Rather than paying down their balances after leaving school, borrowers with recent federal student loans are experiencing an increase in debt as they fail to make enough payments to offset the accumulating interest on their loans. Read more…

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