Nicola Noetic
Nicola Noetic

Oh why oh why did I somemhow notmfind it hard to guess the right answer. After little thought, I decided it had to be tje highest number. I put in my vote with more confidence of being right than with just about any other multiple choice guess. Sometimes I so hate being right. Especially on this one...

Nicola Noetic
Nicola Noetic
  • Nicola Noetic

Oops, I accidentally gave away the right answer. But somehow, I have the feeling most would have guessed the right answer. Still, this page is worth opening because of the shocking number and what percentage of a whole country it would fill. Scary...

José Zinerman Nogueira
José Zinerman Nogueira
  • Nicola Noetic

Hi amereican Friend , Happy Birthday, Happy Day, Happy Life , Happy Everything , You are the best ,,, Forget the rest !!!!! I´m sending some letters to you in the next week !!!!! Let´s in touch for friends ....

Nicola Noetic
Nicola Noetic
  • Nicola Noetic

I will look for those letters. I am in the midst of getting ready for 3 upcoming shows (whew!). Feel like I'm running around like a chicken with my head cut off

Nicola Noetic
Nicola Noetic
  • Nicola Noetic

Want to stay in touch as well. Thanks for the b-day well wishes.

Pat Sias
Pat Sias

I will be paying even from the gave.

Anonymous
Anonymous
  • Pat Sias

same here Pat, mine was suppose to be a GI from the government,which backed out midway thru it, now they want it all at once

Connie Peters
Connie Peters
  • Pat Sias

Our son paid close to $80,000. in college debt, including his girlfrend's. We always encouraged him to pay more so it would go to principal. And he didn't even have a degree. But you won't have to pay it from the grave. Remarkably, his remaining student debt was excused when he was killed in a car accident two years ago, at 27. It is disgusting what our government is allowing the banks to do in destroying the future of our children by harnessing them with debt they'll never be able to repay!

Christine Spencer Ivy
Christine Spencer Ivy
  • Pat Sias

Connie Peters I agree. The government will bail those big banks out and allow them to make loans to students (personal student loans) to students who may be barrowing more than they will be able to afford to pay back just like the banks did in the housing market, but yet they allow it to happen and their is no recourse for the banks making these loans. If anything I think that these loans that are private and the banks went shopping on the shirt tales of desperate students for customers,...

Connie Peters I agree. The government will bail those big banks out and allow them to make loans to students (personal student loans) to students who may be barrowing more than they will be able to afford to pay back just like the banks did in the housing market, but yet they allow it to happen and their is no recourse for the banks making these loans. If anything I think that these loans that are private and the banks went shopping on the shirt tales of desperate students for customers, these loans should be allowed to be discharged by bankruptcy. It isn't the government suffering anyway. It is the students and the people who are the co-signers or those left behind with the debt.

Jay Stratemeyer
Jay Stratemeyer

A lot of good it will do if we cant afford to even help our children go to school because our student loans are so high. Better work from the bottom up. 33yo with 28k in debt and my wife is 27 with 130k of debt. I have AAS and she has an Masters and we both can hardly find good work to survive on let alone pay back huge bills.

Christine Bandaly
Christine Bandaly
  • Jay Stratemeyer

I am in the same boat, $136 of debt, a masters and I am at $40K, you do the math, it isn't working.

Deb Sacino Capadona
Deb Sacino Capadona
  • Jay Stratemeyer

right... then -- here is the best part... when you finally get experience and can get the better paying job... well you are still no better off because then you just have to pay higher taxes.

Jay Stratemeyer
Jay Stratemeyer
  • Jay Stratemeyer

yep, something has to change. I saw something on the internet regarding Iceland refusing to pay student loan debt and the banks had no choice but to forgive loans. It was the biggest debt forgiveness ever. If people would start petitions and organize events to stop this, maybe something will happen by the time our kids are getting ready for college.

Judy Boudreau
Judy Boudreau

A lot is being talked about for lowering costs and interest rates for future students. What about those who are currently in school and have huge debts piled up now?

Jen Dockter
Jen Dockter
  • Judy Boudreau

Or those who've graduated and can't find work?

Craig Bovia
Craig Bovia
  • Judy Boudreau

STUDENT LOANS MUST BECOME RETROACTIVELY INTEREST FREE WITH ALL PREVIOUS INTEREST PAID APPLIED TO THE LOAN PRINCIPAL. ALL IN FAVOR SAY "AYE"...WWJD TO THE MONEY LENDERS? BUY THEM A ONE-WAY TICKET TO HADES???

Isabelle Mikus-Klemm
Isabelle Mikus-Klemm

Quoting Zoey Thompson further down this page who got "a worthless degree I got in 1994 that was $23,000 when I graduated and with interest is now close to $100,000. "
The mere IDEA that a country would do this to its children is a total outrage. The US has lost it's mind. I suggest that since we outnumber "them" the House, the Senate and all the Illuminati, that we refuse to pay back these loans except the principle....no interest...they should be happy with that solution since they are...

Quoting Zoey Thompson further down this page who got "a worthless degree I got in 1994 that was $23,000 when I graduated and with interest is now close to $100,000. "
The mere IDEA that a country would do this to its children is a total outrage. The US has lost it's mind. I suggest that since we outnumber "them" the House, the Senate and all the Illuminati, that we refuse to pay back these loans except the principle....no interest...they should be happy with that solution since they are likely not getting anything back from young people who have no jobs....America is NOT the country I grew up in....not sure what kind of Aliens are running that place.
Listen wake up you all with Student Loans...United we Stand divided we Fall....isn't that a great American line....
WE decide what WE are willing to pay and what WE are willing to reimburse and it sure as hell has nothing to do with outrageous amounts of interest.....America is criminal - it is a scandal....what kind of a country would do this to its young? only a very sick one..... Students get back your courage....we OUTNUMBER THEM..........
When you think that the US is one of the only countries in the world that do=makes its young pay for education...and did you know that countries like Norway, Sweden Denmark will teach classes in English if there is just one Anglophone in the class.....go there to study, you will get a much finer education for far less...for FREE.

Deb Sacino Capadona
Deb Sacino Capadona
  • Isabelle Mikus-Klemm

you are exactly right... this is only one of the symptoms of its sickness... the wealth distribution is another one, poverty is another, unfair tax practices, lack of affordable healthcare, guess the list goes on and on and on....

Betsy Macdonald
Betsy Macdonald

This country can bail out banks, upside down mortgages and in addition to give health care, food stamps and lots of extras to illegals but students get screwed when trying to better themselves getting an education.And our government continues to give BILLIONS to foreign countries that hate our guts..Lets help out students here in the United States...

Stephanie C. Fox
Stephanie C. Fox
  • Betsy Macdonald

You might like my e-book, The Book of Thieves. They get their just desserts. It's told like a fairy tale. I got so angry over the economic meltdown that I wrote that.

Lori Evans
Lori Evans

I Should have taken away a better lesson from the book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad",
Would have saved time & money

Stephanie C. Fox
Stephanie C. Fox
  • Lori Evans

You might like my e-book, The Book of Thieves. They get their just desserts. It's told like a fairy tale. I got so angry over the economic meltdown that I wrote that. Also, there is Matt Taibbi's Griftopia (he writes for Rolling Stone) and Greg Smith's Why I Left Goldman Sachs. I read Smith's book to see what goes on inside one of the dens of the Thieves.

Christina Pantaleon
Christina Pantaleon

I am a single mom trying to get a degree that will allow me to make a comfortable living for my daughter and myself. Right now I have an AA degree and am still 1 year and 12 was away from my BS degree. At this point I owe between 40,000-60,000. To get a decent job in the field of psychology I need at least a Masters degree; however, after hearing all of these stories of the ridiculous amounts of interest, and other crazy charges that are being added to people's loans, I AM DEATHLY afraid of...

I am a single mom trying to get a degree that will allow me to make a comfortable living for my daughter and myself. Right now I have an AA degree and am still 1 year and 12 was away from my BS degree. At this point I owe between 40,000-60,000. To get a decent job in the field of psychology I need at least a Masters degree; however, after hearing all of these stories of the ridiculous amounts of interest, and other crazy charges that are being added to people's loans, I AM DEATHLY afraid of accumulating any more student loan debt. Something needs to be done and done fast because this is far from the American "dream" That I signed up for. this is more like the American "disaster/nightmare".

Deb Sacino Capadona
Deb Sacino Capadona
  • Christina Pantaleon

you are so right, and when you are done--your wage will not pay for you to live AND pay your loans back... you will have to choose between the two... don't forget if you ever default or have a negative payment history you can FORGET about ever buying a house.

Dialina Blackhat
Dialina Blackhat

I had $30,000 in debt when I finished school in 2001, by they time I seen the loan though it was at $77,000. That is $47,000 in interest. they garnish my wages & take my income tax return. I went to school as a single mother of 5 children so I could give them a better life & all I have given them is poverty because of student loans. I am unable to barely keep my head above water. I am poorer than the people that live on welfare because I make to much in gross wages to get food stamps...

I had $30,000 in debt when I finished school in 2001, by they time I seen the loan though it was at $77,000. That is $47,000 in interest. they garnish my wages & take my income tax return. I went to school as a single mother of 5 children so I could give them a better life & all I have given them is poverty because of student loans. I am unable to barely keep my head above water. I am poorer than the people that live on welfare because I make to much in gross wages to get food stamps to feed my children, can't qualify for energy assistance or medicaid for my kids but yet I only take home $600 a payday because of what my student loans takes. When I was on unemployment I tried to work with them to put me on the FORD program but the crooks they are really screwed me over. I did all the paperwork with a lady on the phone got the money order from the post office made it out just like she said to do sent it by priority mail and then they contact me and the guy I had to work with was the rudest meanest person ever & they said that they never received anything, then I had the post office trace the envelope they gave me the date they got the paket, so when I told them that they said but you didn't send the money order so I went back to the post office and had that traced, $8 to do that then it came back that it wasn't cashed and reimbursed by the post office, then that man said well you was suppose to send them separate. They never worked with me when I was trying to do any of it. Then they put me into default and started garnishing my wages. They have been taking my income tax return for the last 7 years. I would not mind if they did one or the other but to do both is BS. Then on top of that they never do send me a statement of what has been paid from them taking my income tax return yearly, the only thing I get is the little statement they have to send for the garnishment that goes to the finance fee. They are so crooked & it is wrong. I can't help my children either as they go into college because of this. It is crooked and I am glad there is a cause out there to maybe help us.

Vanessa Sullivan
Vanessa Sullivan

I have over $165,000 of student loan debt, the vast majority of it is private loans.

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