PBS NewsHour

Older Americans struggle with student debt

Clip: 10/15/2017 | 9m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

The nation's $1.4 trillion student debt burden doesn't just fall on young graduates, it's affecting older Americans, too. The number of people age 60 and older with student loans has quadrupled in the last 10 years. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports. This is part of an ongoing series of reports called "Chasing the Dream," which reports on poverty and opportunity in America.

Aired: 10/15/17

Rating: NR

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