Feeling overwhelmed with student debt? Here’s how to control it

CHARLOTTE — Student debt can be a huge burden, but there are ways to control your costs.

WSB consumer adviser Clark Howard, with the help of experts, has found the best ways you can pay down your debt and strategies to avoid taking it on in the first place.

The median amount borrowers owe is between $20,000 and $25,000, according to the Federal Reserve.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Howard finds ways quicker ways to reduce your student debt and ways to avoid it.

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