I’ll Puke If One More Politician Swears The Children Are The Future, And This Infographic Is Why

Student loan rates were set to double on July 1, 2013, to 6.8%. Congress stopped the madness with a temporary fix, but that might be worse in the long run. Who cares? Well, it turns out the whole economy does.

Just a reminder: banks are still paying 0.75%.

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ORIGINAL: By Democracy For America. Upworthy's fact-checkers hunted down most of these numbers and said they're (horrifyingly) accurate. But we couldn't quite pin down a couple of these figures — just in case you were planning to tattoo any of those numbers on your body before protesting in front of Congress.

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Jul 29, 2013

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