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Money Action Plan: Pay Off the Past, Pay Toward the Future

Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 9:13 PM ET

The road to the American Dream runs through a college campus for most of us. But the high price of higher education is making that dream tougher by the day. The average college senior now graduates with more than $20,000 in student loan debt, according to the Project on Student Debt. That’s double what it was a decade ago.

Managing Your Money
Helping you with your money troubles, with CNBC's Carmen Wong Ulrich.

Watch the video to see what Carmen maps out for Christie in Pennsylvania and Dayna in Florida, two examples of Americans who are trying to shoulder the burden of college loans while also making it through the day’s expenses.