Girls don't like boys, girls like master's degrees and jobs with benefits.
Riddle me this: Currently, there is quite a bit of talk about stimulus packages. Who do I call at The Government to tell them that if they want us to spend money, they should just take a magic eraser and erase all student loan debt? Not in ten years after working at a library and making outlandish monthly payments on my loan, but now. If you need me to spend money now-now-now (like you said you do) - retroactively make my education free. I'll even let you keep the payments I've already made on my loan. The ten-year loan forgiveness for public servants thing is great... but there aren't any jobs right now. How can I work in public service for the next ten years if I can't get a permanent position?
I will tell you, The Government - forgive student loans. We'll spend more money. Heck, I'll buy a car if you forgive my student loan! I might even consider buying a house one day!
Until that happens... I'm not going to be spending much money on anything but loan repayment. Maybe you can buy stock in that!
Who is the person in The Government who needs to hear this? Someone in Education? The Treasury? The President-Elect? I have these great plans, I just don't know who needs to be convinced of their greatness.
(Let's just forget for a minute that banks need student loan money right now. Money is all imaginary, anyway.)
This is a great plan! Don't you think I have great plans? (Shut up about the banks!)
That is all.