Education: It’s not cheap, as student loan debt nears a trillion dollars


Brad Williams, President of Brad Williams Financial Services discusses with Kurt Schemers on Traders Nation® how student loan debt has skyrocketed to nearly a trillion dollars and that women hold the majority of that debt. Get the numbers of this phenomenon broken down and the reasons why.

Additionally, students and parents need to have a hard conversation to properly map out their education that can carry the student into a career future. Often, thousands of dollars are spent on classes that don’t translate into a lifetime of employment ROI. Further, we touch on student loan interest rates, and the cost of “free” education – is it really free?