These Revealing Portraits Depict The Many, Many Faces Of American Debt

November 20, 2014 3:42 PM

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These Revealing Portraits Depict The Many, Many Faces Of American Debt

More than 35% of Americans ages 24 to 28 are dealing with debt that surpasses the value of any of their assets, Dartmouth College assistant professor Jason Houle states. That's approximately double the proportions of the late 1980s and mid 1970s.

Around 75% of young Americans have debt of some kind, and one of those Americans is photographer Brittany M. Powell. "I really struggled with underemployment in my photography business in San Francisco for about four years after the economic collapse in 2008," she explained in an email to The Huffin...

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