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The Supreme Court Could Throw A Lifeline To Debt-Swamped Puerto Rico

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.22.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Puerto Rico had a good day, or at least a hopeful one, in court on Tuesday. The Supreme Court seemed receptive to Puerto Rico’s argume...

Supreme Court To Hear Puerto Rico's Cry For Help Over Debt Relief

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 12.04.2015 | Home

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear two related cases that could help Puerto Rico restructure some of its debt under the Recovery Act, a local ...

The Real Scary Thing About a Trump Presidency

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.10.2016 | Home
Dorian de Wind

While this man should have been disqualified a long time ago from even contemplating a run for the highest office in the land for the above reasons alone, there is something much more sinister, frightening and repulsive that makes Trump such a danger to our country, should he ever reach that high office.

6 Ways Elizabeth Warren May Affect Your Personal Finances

LearnVest | Posted 02.02.2013 | Home

It's clear that Warren is ready to make some big changes in Washington. So what exactly is on her mind? These six things are likely to be on her agenda -- and they're likely to affect your wallet.

Alexander Eichler

Woman Says Her Husband's Bankruptcy And Death Didn't Stop The Debt Collectors | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home

If you declare bankruptcy, debt collectors are supposed to leave you alone. And if you declare bankruptcy and then die, that's really supposed to be t...

Making Student Loans Dischargeable in Bankruptcy Could Be a Free-Market Idea

Fred Bauer | Posted 06.05.2012 | Money
Fred Bauer

Student loans, unlike almost every other kind of loan available, cannot be escaped through bankruptcy. It wasn't always this way.

BofA Allegedly Called Debtor 38 Times After He Filed For Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.30.2012 | Home

A bankruptcy judge in Florida recently sent a message to big banks: When your debtors go into bankruptcy, quit trying to get money out of them or you'...

Occupy Bankruptcy!

Stephen Hren | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home
Stephen Hren

Bankruptcy laws need to be as liberal and generous to the borrower as possible. This ensures that the lenders, the wealthy and the investment banks, actually accept their share of the risk.

Ailing Banks Still Wield Influence On Capitol Hill

New York Times | STEPHEN LABATON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON - As he often does, President Obama took the opportunity in a bill-signing ceremony last month to remind Congress - to do what we were actu...

Bankruptcy Filings Skyrocket

New York TImes Via Yahoo | JENNY ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Americans filed for bankruptcy in growing numbers in February, buckling under the combined weight of rising energy prices, a weakening housing market ...