December 14, 2020
Politicians and experts have begun to talk about the overwhelming problem of student debt and what to do with the $ 1.6 trillion that Americans collectively owe.
Recently, President-elect Joe Biden spoke of his support for student loan making, which could provide $ 10,000 relief, and said paying off part of the $ 1.6 trillion in student debt is part of his stimulus package .
However, we recognize that this is a national issue with local concerns.
PublicSource would like to tell you how college debt has affected the lives of Pittsburgh residents and we need your help. How Has College Loans Affected Your Financial Decision Making? Do you think $ 10,000 is enough or not enough relief? How has college debt affected your life overall?
We want to hear your stories and how student debt has affected you. Tell us about your experience of college borrowing and what it’s like to have student loans. Please fill out the survey and leave us your contact information so we can get back to you. Your answers will only be read by our university reporter and our editors.
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