Finally, some common sense. There is no reason student loan debt should be treated any different than other loans and the arguments these companies make are unconscionable.
In 1991, Vicky Jo Metz borrowed $16,613 to pay for tuition; now she’s 59, and has paid back 90% of that money — and she still owes $67,277. Metz is broke and has filed for bankruptcy. But thanks to a law signed by Bill Clinton, it’s almost impossible to discharge your student debt through bankruptcy.