For recent graduates, their student loan debt may very well shape the rest of their lives.

Over the last decade, college-loan balances in the United States have jumped more than $ 833 billion to reach an all-time high of $ 1.4 trillion, according to a recent report by Experian.

The average outstanding balance is now $ 34,144, up 62 percent over the last 10 years. In addition, the percentage of <a href=”…
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