OSSOWSKI: Debate on student loan interests rates misses point

By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog

TAMPA — For the millennial generation, the attainment of a college degree has always been perceived as the key to the middle class.

Just borrow enough to put yourself through school, they were told, and the benefits of higher education will promise fruitful employment and success.
But increasingly, that path has become laden with rising debt costs and uncertain job prospects, making graduation the most feared day of a young person’s life — especially once that first loan payment comes due.
And to remedy the problem, the U.S. Congress is once more delighted to intervene.
Yaël Ossowski is a journalist, writer, and consumer advocate. His writings and interviews have appeared in newspapers, magazines, and online outlets across the world in multiple languages. He is the founder and editor of Devolution Review and deputy director at the Consumer Choice Center. He was previously a national investigative reporter at Watchdog.org. He has a Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Politics, Economics (PPE) from the CEVRO Institute in Prague, and a Bachelor's in Political Science from Concordia University, Montreal. He currently splits his time between Vienna, Austria and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Website https://yael.ca
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