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Loan Forgiveness

An Anchor, Not a Bubble: Student Loans and the New American Serfdom

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Student loans are not like mortgages, for the simple reason that they are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy. They are not a bubble and cannot become one. What they can become is an anchor that is sinking the fortunes of an entire generation.

Ben Hallman

The 1 Thing Obama Must Fix To Secure His Economic Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

President Barack Obama secured reelection while managing to talk around one area of economic policy in which experts frequently charge him with failur...

University Promises If You Graduate On Time, They'll Pay Your Loans

Business Insider | Posted 10.05.2012 | College

The University of Texas at Austin will test next year whether it can increase its four-year graduation rate and reduce student loan debt by forgiving ...

Want Economic Growth? Forgive and Restructure Debt for American Working Families

Steve Clemons | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Finding a way to restructure and write down debt held by financiers and banks is the fastest and most effective way to bolster healthy economic growth.

Ben Hallman

Terrified Homeowner Faces $200,000 Bill At Age 100

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Business

If 76-year-old Gloria Schrager lives to be 100, she will get the worst birthday present ever: a bill from JPMorgan Chase for $199,052. Schrager was...

Debt Dictates Students' Adult Life

iowastatedaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Jessica Moore and her husband, Matt, quickly obtained jobs in their areas of study upon graduation. The Moores critically review each dollar earned an...

Conn. Would Waive Student Loans In 'Green' Jobs

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. — Paul Goulet hopes Connecticut will help him get from under nearly $8,000 he's borrowed for college after losing his job in a p...