Americans owe $1 trillion in student loan debt. How did that happen, and what's the impact on the nation's economy? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports as part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series.

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Credit, Unemployment, Compound Interest, Debt, Recession, Unsecured Debt, Credit Card, Interest Rate Risk, Principal

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