X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Women take bigger student loans because they have less money to begin with: something for which they can thank the ever-pervasive gender gap. (Photo: AP)

Some say designating a problem a “women’s issue” trivializes it — as if it’s only of interest to half the population of the U.S., and not to their male counterparts. In the case of student loans, other problems faced by women exacerbate the situation they face in taking, and paying off, the loans that get them through college.

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.