My post today is aimed at seniors ... college seniors, who will graduate in about six months and head out into that mythical "real world." Aside from the need to find gainful, hopefully satisfying employment, that real world includes one very sobering reality: debt.
I've written a number of rants here about the perils of student loan debt. Of course, the lure of "easy" money can be almost impossible to resist when faced with huge college expenses and woefully short finances. I won't cite the figures here; you can check them for yourself. The level of loan debt in this nation is positively staggering.