If you're a Mississippi resident working on paying back student loans you have incurred over the years, you know you're not alone.
In fact, taking on debt to pay for schooling is altogether commonplace across the country. Indeed, and for most people, the only way to pursue a college degree or participate in a professional training program is to borrow the money to do so.
Unfortunately, the flip side of that for high numbers of persons across the country is the great difficulty that attaches to making regular payments on that debt following graduation.
Here's a flatly jaw-dropping number: Reportedly, Americans owe about $1.2 trillion on outstanding educational loans, with many consumers having exactions that total scores of thousands of dollars.