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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - Mark Kantrowitz
Student loan debt can be a binding chain on financial success, but there are ways to tackle the loans that can give people hope.
As if rising tuition costs weren't enough, many college students could soon face higher interest rates on their student loans, another potential aftershock of last week's U.S. credit downgrade by Standard & Poor's.
"You are not going to save any money with default," he says. "There is no strategic reason to default."
Kantrowitz says, that forgiveness is taxable.