In the battle between one of America’s largest cities and one of America’s largest banks, the money reigns supreme. At least, that’s what a federal judge in Los Angeles thinks.
On May 15, 2015 A federal […]
The TransUnion Industry Insights Report, released on Monday, May 18, 2015, reveals that the rate of borrowers 60 days or more delinquent on their mortgages declined to 2.95% in the first three months of 2015 […]
On May 18, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a debtor who converts to Chapter 7 is entitled to return of any postpetition wages not yet distributed by the Chapter 13 trustee.
The Court, […]
On May 12, 2015 the US Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it had filed fraud charges against ITT Educational Services Inc., its chief executive officer Kevin Modany, and its chief financial officer Daniel Fitzpatrick.
Joel Nunez had a problem – he owed $120,000 in private student loans for a flight school.
Even worse, he hadn’t finished his education. Left in dire financial straits, he went to a bankruptcy lawyer.
You’re probably […]
Recently I was invited to join a panel of some of the leading personal finance voices on the Money Mastermind Show.
The show, a weekly roundtable on personal finance issues, centered around student loan options. I […]
When I tell people that I’m a student loan lawyer, I usually get a strange look. That’s followed by something like, “I didn’t think you could do anything about student loans.”
It’s as if people are […]
Falling behind on your federal student loans is like walking down a long, dark hallway.
You have no idea where you’re headed, and there’s no way to know what’s in your way.
Today’s episode of The Student […]
Years ago, student loans were easier to deal with.
You graduated, got a job, and paid off your loans in 10 years – sooner, if you got a good enough job.
But even for people with “normal” […]
Paying for college has never been tougher.
When it comes to figuring out how to come up with tuition, you may be tempted to take on a private student loan.
It’s quick and easy, but it’s also […]