Teri is 43 years old and has $40,000 in student loan debt. She’s raising two kids and put off paying down her debt for years, but she hopes to start budgeting to pay it off soon. “There was always something else to pay for that was more important, or that came first, so this wasn’t a priority,” she says.
More than 44 million Americans have student loan debt, but we don’t often always feel comfortable talking about it. Death, Sex & Money wants to show you you’re not alone. Explore our ongoing project Your Student Loan Secrets to find out how other people are dealing with their debt, tell your story, and find out where you fit in the student loan landscape.