Massive Student Loan Debt Weighs Heavily on Young Couple
“Danielle Jokela, who graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Harrington College of Design in Chicago, still hasn’t found a job in her field. She and her husband fear losing their condo, she said, because she owes more than $98,000 on 16 government and private student loans,” the Chicago Tribune reports. “The 32-year-old Rogers Park resident was among those testifying at a Senate hearing in support of legislation that would allow students who borrowed from private lenders for their education to wipe out that debt in bankruptcy proceedings.”
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