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Op-Eds

Read blog post via Medium, "Be Real about Student Loans: 5 Tips Every New Graduate Needs" By Amelia Josephson, Office of Financial Empowerment at the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (05/20/19)

Read op-ed via The Hill, "Is student loan debt the next financial crisis?" By Lorelei Salas, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (04/02/18)

Read blog post via Medium, "Three Unexpected Ways Defaulting on Your Student Loans Impacts Your Long-Term Credit" By Lorelei Salas, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (04/25/18)

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#TalkStudentLoans

In New York City, around 15 percent of adults have a student loan. That’s a million people. Across the country, there are roughly 44 million people with student loan debt. So whether you’re a prospective, current, or former student loan borrower, share your loan experience on social media using #TalkStudentLoans and tag us @nycdca (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). Together, we can amplify the message that student loans are REAL debt so that every New Yorker knows their rights and responsibilities and national policymakers step up to help and protect borrowers.