April 29, 2017

Federal Government Push to Collect on Student Loans Amid Bad Economy Fuels Growth in Filings

Federal government push to collect on student loans amid bad economy fuels growth in filings Nearly … [Read more...]

NYT on Student Loans in Bankruptcy

At the New York Times, Ron Lieber has a story about the treatment of student loans in bankruptcy. … [Read more...]

Were Illinois state workers forced to attend a Pelosi rally for Jesse Jackson Jr in Chicago?

The Chicago Way. So says one state worker, who has come forward and signed an affadavit to that … [Read more...]

Student-loan debt: The next bailout?

Only on the backs of private lenders. Haven’t we seen this one coming for a while?  Back in … [Read more...]

Repaying Debt for Law School: Federal Programs Make It Doable, Not Easy

The Association for Legal Career Professionals has released data on starting salaries of 2011 law … [Read more...]

Repaying Debt for Law School: Federal Programs Make It Doable, Not Easy

The Association for Legal Career Professionals has released data on starting salaries of 2011 law … [Read more...]

Obamateurism of the Day

Math is hard. Two weeks ago, Barack Obama expressed frustration with the pace of negotiations on … [Read more...]

Equity Financing of Higher Education

Luigi Zingales had an op-ed in the NY Times a few days back proposing equity financing of higher e … [Read more...]

Mandelman made $454,000 in 1 year as student loan debt collector?

  No, it’s not me.  And shame on you for thinking that even for a moment.  I’m Martin Andel … [Read more...]

Senate Democrats’ student loan bill goes nowhere

Nothing doing. The debate about maintaining the ceiling on some federal student loan interest rates … [Read more...]

Senate Democrats’ student loan bill goes nowhere

Nothing doing. The debate about maintaining the ceiling on some federal student loan interest rates … [Read more...]

Terrific: Senate Dems offset cost of student loan bill with higher taxes on small business

It's a trap. Let the games begin. With Romney expressing his support earlier this week for extending … [Read more...]

Terrific: Senate Dems offset cost of student loan bill with higher taxes on small business

It's a trap. Let the games begin. With Romney expressing his support earlier this week for extending … [Read more...]

Hey, remember when Obama promised more aid for college students, but expected “sacrifice” from them in return?

"Nothing is for free." President Obama’s 2008 campaign is remembered mostly for vague … [Read more...]

The Student Loan Tax

As student loan debt passed the $1 trillion mark, President Obama, speaking at Chapel Hill … [Read more...]

Pandermonium: Obama woos youth vote, calls for slightly lighter crushing burden of student loans

Money. The bad news? Thanks in part to the Hopenchange economy, fully half of his target demographic … [Read more...]

Speaking of Student Loans . . .

President Obama is at UNC-Chapel Hill today to talk about student loan interest rates. His speech … [Read more...]

Some Thoughts on the Student Loan Debt Problem

The student loan issue is increasingly coming the front-burner, both domestically and abroad. I … [Read more...]

April Charney Foreclosure Workshop Live Streaming Video Today from 10:30am til 4:30pm EDT

Should go live at 10:30? (student loans) If not, April’s teach in starts at 1:30 ~ Earn The … [Read more...]

NACBA warns of student loan "debt bomb"

At its annual Capitol Hill Day in Washington this week, the National Association of Consumer … [Read more...]

Obama proposes to tie student aid to college affordability

Answering Occupiers' demands. Since his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama has been … [Read more...]

Archbishop of Canterbury: Let’s face it, Jesus would be part of the Occupy movement

WWJO? Really? Didn’t Jesus have a job? Blessed are they who took out $150,000 in student loans … [Read more...]

Should we bail out student loans?

Three reasons to say no. Do Occupiers have a point in demanding a bailout of student loan debt? … [Read more...]

Consumer Spending Up? Come on get happy…

Wow, when it comes to our economy, what a difference a month or so makes, wouldn’t you say?  I mean, … [Read more...]

Unitary executive proclaims student-loan regulation relaxations

Less than meets the eye. As widely expected, Barack Obama has acted unilaterally again to heal this … [Read more...]

Obama’s politically-motivated plan to help college students repay their loans

Why now? At the same time that the Obama campaign has doubled down in its efforts to woo … [Read more...]

Big Change in Graduate School Loans Flew Under the Radar

When Congress recently compromised on balancing the budget, it chose to “save” Pell grants for und … [Read more...]

Big Change in Graduate School Loans Flew Under the Radar

When Congress recently compromised on balancing the budget, it chose to “save” Pell grants for und … [Read more...]

Brain-Injured Marines and For-Profit Colleges

Military personnel have long been targets of predatory creditors, going back to the moneylenders who … [Read more...]

For-Profit Higher Education Industry Sues to Block Weak “Gainful Employment” Rule

Last week the Association of Private-Sector Colleges and Universities (aka the Career College Assn.) … [Read more...]

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