Student Debt Crisis?

Nov 20, 2014 by

One-third of US student loan debtors are past due. Is yet another taxpayer bailout inevitable?

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Move Student Debt to Credit Ca...

May 14, 2013 by

Use credit cards to help pay off your student loans. Sound crazy? That’s what I thought.

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School Debt Squeeze

Apr 22, 2013 by

Is the explosion in student loan debt suppressing economic growth by squeezing out post-education consumption?

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Diamonds and Dogs #15

Feb 18, 2013 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help people make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that’ll mess you up (a Dog).

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The Big LIBOR Lie

Jul 9, 2012 by

Perplexed by but vaguely uneasy about the Barclays and LIBOR headlines? The actions underlying the scandal may have directly affected your pocketbook, even if you’ve never been a Barclays customer.

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Jobless Youth Take Action

May 7, 2012 by

Slammed by the terrible trio of an anemic job market, lower starting pay, and record student debt, young people are organizing to seize the day. Through initiatives like Campaign for Young America and Fix Young America, 20-somethings resolve to find or create jobs for themselves, move out of their parents’ basements, and resurrect America as the land of opportunity.

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Income-Based Student Loan Repa...

Apr 25, 2012 by

Budget-busting student loan debts are proving impossible to repay for growing numbers of graduates. The Income-Based Repayment program, and the prospective Pay-As-You-Earn proposal, can help many student loan debtors meet their payments, preserve their credit ratings, and hope one day actually to get out of debt!

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