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Has it come to this? The irony of a student-debt quiz show
Opinion

Has it come to this? The irony of a student-debt quiz show

■ Mark Sarll Jr. / Contributed If unemployment, broken families, and crime aren’t problematic enough, student debt is. It’s a trillion-dollar problem nationwide. Young people often take out loans they can’t afford to pay back with interest in the hope that they will obtain the skills for a successful career. While the ambition is noble, the guaranteed outcome of a great job can be shockingly uncertain. The 2008 global recession worsened such prospects. The issue has got to the point that a game show called “Paid Off” was created to shine a light on the “debt cycle” while retaining a comic flair. It’s “Jeopardy!,” but relevant to millennials. While the efforts

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