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Shahien Nasiripour

Education Department To Miss Deadline On Helping Student Borrowers | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education is about to miss its July 1 deadline on three key directives from President Barack Obama regarding fair treatment of ...

CFPB Says Student Loan Servicers Lie About Bankruptcy Discharge

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.21.2016 | Money
Steve Rhode

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released a document that is critical of student loan servicers. It must have been an easy document to write, because, for the most part, student loan servicers suck donkey balls, with all their bad information and horrible advice to consumers. But here are the big items where the CFPB says student loan servicers are really, really horrible.

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...

After a Decade My Student Loans are Still Out of Control. - Ken

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, AES Loan disbursed Feb 2003, and Oct 2003; finished grad school December 2003; Payments were made on loa...

My Attorney Said There Was No Hope for My Student Loans. - Michael

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Im going through bankruptcy but my attorney said no to trying to discharge student loans. I currently h...

Senators Push To Reform Student Loan Bankruptcy Rules

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.24.2013 | College

Three U.S. Senators unveiled legislation Wednesday to reverse a 2005 change in bankruptcy laws that makes it nearly impossible to have private student...

Tyler Kingkade

No Way Out: Will Congress Change Bankruptcy Laws For Student Loans? | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.17.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- Edith Oquendo wishes she could file for bankruptcy. When Oquendo, a resident of Kissimmee, Fla., left her job as a photographer at Walt...