New Game Show Promises To Pay Off Student Debt

posted by Dave DeVille - 

There's a new TV game show that will pay off your student loan debt.

The trivia show “Paid Off” premiered on TruTV yesterday. The winning prize for answering questions correctly on the show is getting your student loan debt paid off. Critics of the show call it a cruel joke about a public crisis.

TruTV defends the show, and calls student loan debt a ridiculous crisis that deserves a ridiculous game show. Some 45 million Americans have student debt with 60-percent owing an average of 37-thousand dollars.

The premise of the show is simple; three contestants go head-to-head answering brain teasers. The eventual winner gets up to 100-percent of their student debt paid off. Source: NBC News

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