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Why Generation Z is making college choice a financial one

Clip: 03/29/2019 | 7m 57s

The amount of student loan debt Americans hold is at a record high, and much of it is shouldered by Millennials--people in their late 20s and 30s. Now, children in Generation Z, the group born after 1996, are facing their own quandary about how to pay for college. As economics correspondent Paul Solman found, some are taking very seriously the prospect of being saddled with a lifetime of loans.

Aired: 03/29/19

Rating: NR

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