Today's life lesson and a glimpse at an economic rub for some of our readers who remain rabidly opposed to higher education and only know college life by way of some of the funniest movies of the 1980s . . . 


Sadly, for TKC and our reader community . . . 

A bunch of old dudes launching rabid complaints won't influence ANYBODY one way or another for the NEXTGEN who are reasonably worried about how they're going to make those liberal arts & communication studies degrees pay.  

Hint: OnlyFans.

Accordingly . . .

Here's a peek at the local plan . . .

The president's plan will affect thousands in Missouri in Kansas. The average student loan debt in Missouri is $35,397. In Kansas, it's $32,578.

"College is getting pricier and pricier every year," one student said.

Near UMKC, people heard the news around lunchtime of $10,000 coming to pay off student loans.

"I think it is a good start and definitely, like a stepping point," another student said.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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Biden to cancel up to $10k in federal student loan debt for certain borrowers and up to $20k for Pell Grant recipients

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How to qualify for Biden's new student loan forgiveness plan

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What Forgiving Student Debt Would Mean for the Economy

President Joe Biden has spent months trying to navigate how to fulfill a campaign promise to relieve federal student loan borrowers from crushing debt. He's trying to avoid making it a boondoggle for the affluent or a trigger for inflation. On Wednesday, Biden is expected to unveil his student debt plan.

Biden student loan plans caught in inflation debate crosshairs

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Cost of President Biden's student debt forgiveness plan may cost taxpayers an average of $2,000, experts say

Some policy experts were quick to sound the alarm after President Joe Biden announced a sweeping new plan on Wednesday to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loans for borrowers with incomes under $125,000. Biden will also cancel up to $20,000 for recipients of Pell Grants.

Student debt forgiveness will worsen inflation

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