25 People Share How The Student Loan System Is Crushing Them, And It’s A Brutal Reality

As we approach the first Democratic presidential candidate debates for 2020, the burden of student debt on young generations (who are rapidly becoming the largest voting bloc) continues to be a high-priority issue. After years of thinkpieces wondering why Millennials aren’t buying things, we’ve finally moved on (mostly) to determining that student debt is indeed a massive problem and, at least in the case of Elizabeth Warren, offering solutions.

Until and unless we can get ourselves a debt cancellation deal, however, young people will have to keep talking about how much their student loans are crushing their lives, and they are happy to do so.

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When people are hoping to be murdered, either by intruders or natural disasters, so that they don’t have to worry about their student loan debt anymore, that’s when you have a serious problem.