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beezneez  ·  944 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The new debt slaves

I'm lucky to the extent that my student loan debt does not exceed my gross annual salary. I'm unlucky in the sense that the daily interest rate equates to buying a pack of cigarettes every day.

kleinbl00  ·  944 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Lollerskates. Interest on my wife's loans would buy us an 8-piece chicken dinner with all the sides.

And two drinks.

beezneez  ·  944 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I mean, it wasn't a brag but I did grow up lower-middle class. It's good to have a frame of reference.

kleinbl00  ·  944 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Medical degrees are not cheap.