During the COVID-19 Economic Crisis, Author Michael Arceneaux Insists, “I Don’t Want to Die Poor”
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The total student loan debt currently owed by Americans is $1.57 trillion. With the recent deferment of student loan payments authorized by President Biden, many students are finally catching a break.
The author of the book “I Don’t Want To Die Poor,” Michael Arceneaux, graduated from Howard University with a mountain of student loan debt. Arceneaux shares with Chasing the Dream Executive Producer Eugenia Harvey his current financial state since the start of the pandemic — and what his research taught him about America’s student loan debt system.