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    Interesting Facts 

    The average National Student Loan Debt is $33,000.

    Average Student indebtedness in the state of Wisconsin is $28,128.

    The Average Student indebtedness at UW-L is $28,083.


    84% of college students have a credit card.  50% of them have 4 or more.


    Value of money converted to time:

    1 million seconds ago was 12 days ago.

    1 billion seconds ago was 32 years ago.

    1 trillion seconds ago was 32,000 years ago,  prehistory.


    To load a trillion dollars on a train: If we loaded box cars with $1 bills, each car 50 feet long, we could get $65 million in each car. It would take a train 240 miles long to haul the trillion dollars.


    $67,000,000,000 in student loans were in default in 2011.


     

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