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April 18 (Bloomberg) -- Why and when U.S.-managed hedge funds can go bankrupt in the Caribbean, not in the U.S., is the first item discussed on the new bankruptcy video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) reported in 2012 that U.S. borrowers are burdened by more than $1 trillion in student debt, including over $150 billion of private student loans. According to TransUnion,...more
We read about the student loan problem frequently, and if you're a person who has large student loans and is having difficulty paying them back, you're experiencing the "student loan problem" very personally....more
The amount of student loan debt in the United States is close to $1 trillion. Student debt has passed up credit-card debt to become the second-largest category of consumer debt in the country. Only mortgage debt is...more
A recent decision by the Second Circuit underscores the importance to debt collectors of accurately describing the options available to a student loan borrower in bankruptcy, even a borrower who previously filed but did not...more
If you want to relocate, consider Niagra Falls and reduce your student loan debt....more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a report highlighting significant consumer protection issues in the private student lending industry and making recommendations to ensure transparency.
July 25 (Bloomberg Law) -- While economic indicators continue to worsen, US bankruptcy law still prohibits individuals from getting rid of their student debt except in the rarest of circumstances. U.S.Representative Steve...more
June 13 (Bloomberg Law) -- Paul Campos, professor of law at University of
Colorado at Boulder School of Law, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the rising unemployment and debt levels for recent law school...more
Well, it is that time of year here in Arizona and my kids are headed back to school. With schools and universities starting all over the country, many people are looking into student loans and figuring out how to finance...more
This is my 100th blog post since I started blogging back in June, 2009 and I thought I would go with a topic that has arisen a few times over the last couple of months: Education Savings Accounts and how they are impacted...more
Breaking the illusion of the current economic crisis by taking a symbolic look at the classic film, Wizard of Oz. I propose a sequel. ...more
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