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Seniors' Social Security Garnished for Student Debts

Ellen Brown @ Truthout - "A sizeable chunk of US student loan debt is held by senior citizens, many of whom are not only unemployed but unemployable.... Two million US seniors age 60 and over have student loan debt, on which they owe a collective $36.5 billion. Almost a third of all student loan debt is held by people aged 40 and over and 4.2 percent is held by people over the age of 60. The total student debt is now over $1 trillion, more even than credit card debt."  Read more.

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