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Meet a 37-year-old with a student-loan bill $30,000 higher than when she graduated college in 2008: 'I have a good job and no kids, but I have this debt'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Shanna Bennett owes $30,000 more in student loans than she did on the day she graduated, 14 years ago. Shanna Bennett
Shanna Bennett owes more than $130,000 in student debt.
That's $30,000 more than she owed 14 years ago when she finished school, due to interest.
She says it's affected her credit score, relationships, and ability to pay off other debts, such as her car.
Shanna Bennett was the first person in her family to attend college - and growing up, there was no question that she would be. Bennett's family immigrated from Jamaica to Philadelphia in the 1990s when she was 7-years-old...
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