These days, young adults have the potential for long-term debt coming at them from every direction. Credit card debt used to be a big problem for some, but nowadays soul-crushing student loan debt is the culprit just as often. Student loan debt has reached epic proportions and is making a name for itself by burning holes in pockets, checkbooks, and bank accounts across the nation.
A four-year college education can cost as much as $100,000, ranging from $10-20,000 per semester. As the mother of two small children, I find this startling to say the least. Check out this infographic for more frightening statistics:
How much student loan debt did you have? How long did it take you to pay it off? Or, are you still paying it off?