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.
Lollerskates. Interest on my wife's loans would buy us an 8-piece chicken dinner with all the sides.And two drinks.
And two drinks.
I mean, it wasn't a brag but I did grow up lower-middle class. It's good to have a frame of reference.
Medical degrees are not cheap.