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10 Fun Facts About the Student Debt Crisis

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 03.24.2014 | College
Kyle McCarthy

Currently, more than 40 million Americans hold student debt. The population with student loans is approximately four times greater than the population of Sweden.

5 Things Student Loan Lawyers Ask Borrowers Who File For Bankruptcy

Wall Street Journal | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

It’s nearly impossible to cancel your student loan debt in bankruptcy. Fewer than 1,000 people try each year. Those who do are required to file a...

Loan Monitor Is Accused Of Ruthless Tactics On Student Debt

New York Times | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Stacy Jorgensen fought her way through pancreatic cancer. But her struggle was just beginning. Before she became ill, Ms. Jorgensen took out $43,00...

Report Argues For Bankruptcy Protection For Student Loans

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business

Congress should create new classifications for both federal and private student loans, and open them up for discharge in bankruptcy, the Center for Am...

4 Out of 10 Actually Were Able to Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy -- But Most Never Try.

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

For years we've all heard the same message that it's near darn impossible to discharge student loans in bankruptcy. But what if that belief was actually more myth than fact?

Bankruptcy Won't Relieve You Of Student Loans

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

If you run up big credit card bills buying a new home theater system and can't pay it off after a few years, bankruptcy judges can get rid of the debt...