We've all heard about the student loan crises. The numbers are surging out of control. Is it the next bubble? Does it make going to college not worth it?

Like most things in the economy, the answer is: It's complicated. In this video, Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Austin Smith discuss some unique numbers about student loans, and what they might mean for the for-profit education industry.

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The article Scary Numbers From For-Profit Education originally appeared on Fool.com.

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