The next financial bailout: Your adul...

The next financial bailout: Your adult children?

There are 5 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from Oct 13, 2008, titled The next financial bailout: Your adult children?. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

As Washington unfurls its financial-market rescue, more families are weighing private bailouts of their own -- of young-adult children burdened by debt.

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Harrisburg, PA

#2 Oct 13, 2008
Hopefully when the dust settles and prices begin to regulate, our middle class can once again afford higher education.

Jarrettsville, MD

#3 Oct 13, 2008
Rebecca wrote:
Hopefully when the dust settles and prices begin to regulate, our middle class can once again afford higher education.
While I have little sympathy for twenty-somethings who ring up college credit card debt on stuff like weekend dinners at TGIF, spring break to Cancun, Ipods & Blackberrys etc, where today's kids do have it alot worse is absurd tuition, whether it be community college all the way up to the Ivy League.
Apartment Dweller

United States

#4 Oct 13, 2008
"And 40 percent said they paid no attention to cost in searching for a college." - Here we go again. Same as with "subprime mortgages". People don't do any research, don't read fine print and then are crying when it comes time to pay.

Macomb, MI

#5 Oct 13, 2008
I never went to college and make more per year than 95% of U.S. adults. I believe part of the problem is that we instill in our children that they will be failures without college. It is the exact opposite -- if they follow their dreams and not the money, they will usually be successful. Money does not define success -- it is merely a bonus.

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