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Yes it does. They have degrees and still had trouble finding work in their fields. Their degrees put them into debt (student loans) and they had trouble paying their bills.

And WHY did they have problems finding work in their field? DUH....the economy.

mrbol response to something you said was:

"Well - I wasn't referring to the microcosm that is you. But rather, on the economy in general as a whole.

Most statistics of late show that the economy isn't as good now as it was in 1998/1999."

and your response back to him:

"Almost everyone I know is doing as well or (in most cases) better than I. The ones that I know are having a hard time have debt."

The bad economy is what is causing lay offs. Those who were laid off work are more likely going to have debt problems. See the connection?

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