Baby boomers now owe the most student debt, according to new data from the financial services company Fidelity. Their average outstanding loan balance: $75,000. The research says that’s due in part to federal parent PLUS loans. According to the most recent data from the Department of Education, more than 3.5 million parents nationwide have these…

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