Students pull a mock "ball & chain" representing the $1.4 trilling outstanding student debt at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, before second presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton.
Students pull a mock "ball & chain" representing the $1.4 trilling outstanding student debt at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, before second presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton. PAUL J. RICHARDS AFP/Getty Images
Students pull a mock "ball & chain" representing the $1.4 trilling outstanding student debt at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, before second presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton. PAUL J. RICHARDS AFP/Getty Images

College is a good investment, but be wary of debt

November 03, 2016 5:32 PM