Apr 15, 2021

FinCap Friday: Got Student Loans? You're Not Alone

Nowadays, many people use the phrase "student loan debt crisis" to describe the current situation regarding the amount of Americans with outstanding student loan debt and the ballooning amount owed in total. Tune into this week's episode of FinCap Friday below to find out exactly how many people carry student debt and what the total amount is as of early 2021.

If you're short on time, try our simplified No Tech version containing embedded questions right in the slide deck!


Check out all of our FinCap Friday episodes here. They're not date-dependent so any of the 112+ in our catalog dating back to August 2018 can work throughout the coming year!



About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her 10 nieces and nephews!

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