There's an article in the Village Voice that's getting links from bloggers all over. Thanks to My Irony, on whose blog I first saw it.
If you're under 40, this is probably your life (not that we talk much about it) and if you're over 40, you need to know what's going on. This certainly sums up my financial reality.
Also, ask yourself this: is this the last generation that can afford graduate degree educated clergy? And how can this issue (as a professional matter, not just a here-today, gone-tomorrow social justice matter) get on radar of the UUA?
The Ambition Tax, by Brendan I. Koerner
Why America's young are being crushed by debt and why no one seems to care