Ed. note: Welcome to our daily feature, Quote of the Day.
It’s all-consuming. Student debt lives and breathes with you every day. Folks have been waiting for relief for so long, only to have the goal post moved.
— Josephine Bahn, an associate at Cozen O’Connor in Washington, D.C., who chairs the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, in comments given to Bloomberg Law on the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. In what she calls a “fight or flight decision,” Bahn recently decided to pay down her six-figure student debt instead of saving for retirement.
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