The financial health of Americans has been headline material of late and the prognosis is grim–69 percent of Americans surveyed have less than $1,000 in savings, and 3 percent have nothing put away for emergencies, much less retirement. And when it comes to financial health after college, many young adults are ill-prepared to handle their burdens.
|Total Student Loan debt in the U.S. has surpassed $1.45 trillion.|
|In 2016, average student loan debt was $26,700.|
|Of 2016 college graduates, 70 percent have student debt.|
|Average debt of these graduates is over $37,000.|