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Wage Garnishment

Thousands of Social Security Retirees Still Paying Back Student Loans, Thousands Seeing a Portion of Their Social Security Check Seized

Diane Archer | Posted 06.12.2016 | Fifty
Diane Archer

More than 700,000 U.S. households headed by people 65 and older are living with student debt. According to a 2014 report from the Government Accountability Office, these older Americans still owe more than $18 billion in student loans.

Debt Collectors Harass Americans Even After They've Lost Their Homes

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2014 | Business

(Repeating to additional subscribers) By Michelle Conlin NEW YORK, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Many thousands of Americans who l...

Can I File Bankruptcy on My Federal Student Loans to Stop My Wage Garnishment?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.26.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Wage garnishment has been in effect for almost two years. I was always told that you cannot file bancrup...

I Was Scared With Wage Garnishment and Paid Again a Debt I Previous Settled

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.04.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I used to have various payday loans back in 2009-2010 that I settled through a company but somehow back ...

Can My Wages Be Garnished For a Student Loan?

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.19.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My private student loan from Chase went into default. I worked part-time just above minimum wage while i...

More Losing Social Security to Student Loan Wage Garnishments

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

What is most sad about these situations is the grandparents did something they though would be What is most sad about these situations is the grandparents did something they thought would be helpful for their children and grandchildren, and it would end up being hurtful when the kids can't step up, for whatever reason, to pay the debt.

Debt Collection Fail

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.07.2012 | Business

Since a debt collector's job involves getting people to pay money they owe, you'd think every collection company would keep careful track of those out...

Zach Carter

Top Credit Union Halts Wage Garnishing In Response To State Government Layoffs

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Facing heavy government layoffs from budget cuts, the North Carolina State Employees Credit Union says it will no longer seek to garnish...