Borrowers in Georgia owe an average of $30,443 in student loan debt. That’s higher than any other state in the nation.
It’s a staggering statistic resulting from the biggest crisis Georgia’s lawmakers aren’t talking about. And it’s not the only statistic.
In all, 1.45 million Georgians owe student loan debt. Whether you, your friends, or your family members are part of this group, student loan debt is a financial burden that impacts a huge number of Georgians and directly affects our economy.
Not so sure about the economic consequences? Then take a look at this number: $44,263,989,00. That’s the total amount of student loans owed by Georgians right now.
Think about that. That’s $44 billion not going toward savings accounts, mortgages, or financial investment.
What are Georgia’s lawmakers doing about this crisis? Nothing.
That’s why we need your help. This is a full-blown crisis and we need to face it head on.
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