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The brewing bubble in higher education – in 2000 student debt made up 3 percent of all household debt. Today it has doubled to 7.5 percent and has grown by 511 percent in the last decade.


University of debt and home buying – recent college graduates and the growing inflation in college tuition. Many recent graduates unemployed or working in jobs that require no college degree. University of California tuition tripled in last decade while California incomes went stagnant.


A mortgage with every college graduation – Student debt to stifle home buying prospects of younger Americans – In 2000 student debt made up 2 percent of all household debt. Today student debt is up to 7 percent of all household debt and growing.


The twin bubbles of housing and higher education – housing bubble expanded from 1997 to 2007 and imploded. Since 2000 tuition costs have been soaring but graduate pay has been falling. What happens when you price out a generation looking for starter homes?


Bubble university. Student loan accounts now match up with the number of auto loan accounts in the U.S. Future American home buyers will be hampered by massive student loan obligations and growth of for-profit education.


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