We learned this week 1) How much your education will actually earn you and 2) that student loan debt doesn’t factor into your eligibility for food stamps, no matter how large it is. And then later this week some economists started fretting over a potential “debt bomb” coming our way thanks to the $870 billion in student loan debt we all now have, which is now enough to (we did it, everyone!) surpass credit cards and auto loans in terms of how much we owe. So debt is American! Everyone’s doing it! And if you’re like me, you’ve stopped thinking your debt will be ever actually be paid off, and treat it instead like a child support payment to an invisible far-away ungrateful dragon baby. So, screw it, let’s commiserate: how much do you owe in student debt? Tell us in the comments (you can be an anony mouse if you like): biggest one wins the internet for the day. I’ll start…
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