Generation I.O.U.

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If you are a parent or a student, you know that the costs of a U.S. college education have skyrocketed in recent years. What you may not know is that the annual cost of a four-year degree has surged three times the pace of inflation since the 1970s.

As college graduation season gets under way, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance and The Daily Ticker are teaming up to produce a special live streaming event on May 23 at 12:30 pm ET around the rising cost of college.

Have you ever wondered if going to college is worth it? Or wondered how you might pay for your four-year education? Are you concerned about how to find a good paying job after school?

Tell your story and get your questions answered by a panel of experts!

Share your story and questions by uploading a short video to the Generation I.O.U. group or send an email at

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