Who Will Pay for Ballooning Student Loan Debt?

As the amount of student loan debt continues to balloon, there is growing national attention on this subject, with attempts to better educate potential borrowers. However, there is clearly a need to further improve and assist prospective college students and their families to make informed financial decisions about the true cost of higher education.  With student loan repayment terms extending up to 25 years (and 30 years for consolidated loans), the long-term effect of this debt on students and the future of our nation is concerning.