Survey of bankruptcy filers shows 32% had student debt

ACCORDING TO a recent survey of bankruptcy filers, 32% had student debt. On average, those who had student debt said that that debt comprised nearly half of their total debt. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL OKONIEWSKI
ACCORDING TO a recent survey of bankruptcy filers, 32% had student debt. On average, those who had student debt said that that debt comprised nearly half of their total debt. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL OKONIEWSKI
PROVIDENCE – A report from LendEdu said that a recent survey of low-income individuals who filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy showed that 32% carried student debt and that student debt comprised 49% of their total debt on average. The report used anonymized data from Upsolve, a nonprofit that works with low-income individuals filing for bankruptcy.…

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