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January 19, 2009

Quote Of The Day

by Brad Warbiany

TJIC, riffing on the Boston Globe, as the Globe writes an alarmist tale of the “crisis” of young Americans:

The average college graduate has nearly $20,000 in debt.

Oh noz! The average salary for college graduate jobs is $46,000. So, that’s almost five whole months of income to pay off the debt!

My thought? $20K in debt with a $46K income makes them a lot better off than our federal government!

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2 Comments

  1. $20,000? I wish my student loan debt were that low!

    Comment by Stephen Littau — January 19, 2009 @ 12:04 pm
  2. We can add another $30,000 and growing for their share of the national debt, which they’ll eventually pay in taxes, or decreased dollar buying power.

    Comment by Akston — January 19, 2009 @ 5:42 pm

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