Interest rates on student loans are going up for the second year in a row

Excerpted from LinkedIn Daily Rundown, published May 21, 2018.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)The current rate of 4.45% will rise to 5% for undergraduates. Congress sets a limit for student loan interest rates — 8.25% for undergraduate borrowers and 9.5% for graduate borrowers. Student loan debt accounts for the most consumer debt in the U.S. after mortgages, with about 43 million Americans currently owing almost $1.4 trillion. Here’s what people are saying.