Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Student Debt Makes College More Expensive for Women

College loans haunt women for years longer than men, a new study shows.

By Natalie Kitroeff, Bloomberg

Student debt haunts women for years longer than it stays with men, research suggests. A report from the American Association of University Women shows that women take longer to pay off their education loans, which imposes a heavier burden on their finances years after they graduate. Black and Hispanic women in particular earn much less than other groups over time, and end up struggling the most to get rid of the debt that financed their college educations.

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