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By Skyline On Sunday, May 01 st, 2016 · In

FIELD NOTE: MAY 2016

RISING STUDENT DEBT

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We’ve been watching student debt swell within the liabilities column of the American consumer’s balance sheet. This trend continues despite the household debt service ratio dropping from 13.2% at the end of ’07 to 10.1% at the beginning ‘16 and total household net worth surpassing the ’07 peak of $67.6b, setting the bar at $88.0b by the end of Q1 this year.