"I feel I kind of ruined my life by going to college."

That's just one of the revealing reactions to student debt recently published in a mix of statistics, personal stories and tools to help individuals manage their student loans. The package comes from Consumer Reports, the magazine of the Consumers Union that typically advises readers on best buys for appliances, cars and sunscreens, and it brings the conversation about how we pay for higher education to a national audience.

- See more at: http://www.aft.org/news/consumer-reports-tackles-student-debt-and-offers-help#sthash.EUimrcGs.dpuf