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Repayment

Helping Young Adults Means More Than Writing a Check

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, Several years ago, I loaned my then twenty-four-year-old son money to buy a car on the condition that he pay it back in monthly installm...

Student Debt Basics: Income-Driven Repayment Plans

Equal Justice Works | Posted 03.07.2016 | College
Equal Justice Works

Income-driven repayment plans can be a safety net for student loan borrowers looking for debt relief. One of the four income-driven repayment plans could be the solution to making sure your monthly payments are not overwhelming your budget.

Catherine New

Student Loan Servicing Complaints Are 'Early Warning'

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

The private student loan industry smells a lot like the subprime mortgage industry: Dead ends, runarounds and few live customer service representative...

Catherine New

5 Reasons Your Friends Won't Pay Back That Money You Lent Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 07.13.2012 | Money

When Gerard Massey covers the bill at a local pizza parlor in Tallahassee, Fla., he tells his friends who owe him money straight-up: Debit or credit o...

Student Loan Forgiveness: Too Early for 'Waiting for Superman 2'?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jon Chattman

Waiting for 'Superman,' the highly-regarded documentary about the failures of our school system, is heightening national concerns over our education s...

Mortgage Failure: Who Should REALLY Pay?

nytimes.com | FLOYD NORRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If nobody does their job right, and disaster ensues, who should pay for the sins of all? That is the predicament now confronting the mortgage industr...