Blog Post: Does my spouse have to pay for half of my student loans in North Carolina?

It should come as no surprise that more and more people are going to college. According to the Education Data Initiative (EDI), 40% of 18-24 year olds attend at least some kind of post-high school education. And with higher enrollment rates comes more and more student loan debt, and North Carolina is no exception. Also according to the EDI, borrowers in North Carolina borrow an average of $38,134 to attend college, and the number is even higher for advanced degrees such as law, medical and graduate programs. These ever-increasing student loans are carried into, or taken out during, marriage. One … Continue reading