As Millennials Near 40, They’re Approaching Family Life Differently Than Previous Generations

I have never understood this approach. Why make $60k a year for 10 years so you can have $50k or $100k of student loans forgiven when you can just make that much more per year with a good job?

Dont get me wrong... If you truly love what you do, this does not apply. Your degree helped you get the job you love and 10 years of working at a job you love with forgiveness is not a big deal. But that usually isn't what I hear from people looking for the forgiveness. I love what I do, and can't imagine doing anything else.

Also, waiting till your 40 to have kids is dumb. Had kids in my 20s... Didn't have any money. Now I have kids and money, and am young enough to enjoy them. I still have student loans. Happiness isn't one dimensional. You don't have to be debt free to have kids and be happy.

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