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Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: The State Of Student Loans: More Debt, More Defaults, More Problems

Updated: May 30 2012,
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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.