Weekly Round Up – April 04, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Student loans is second largest source of debt in US households, says recent study: 

Steven Sabel, a former firefighter, decided to go to law school after a knee injury prevented him from returning to duty. He had wanted to be a lawyer since he was young.

Sabel, now a second-year student at UCLA, is financing his degree almost entirely on loans. Tuition at the UCLA School of Law costs more than $45,000 a year, and Sabel expects to graduate with around $200,000 in debt. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – March 21, 2014

Debt LoanBefore we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Who’s to blame for exhorbinant student loan debt? 

Every so often some politician makes it their (brief) mission to address the burdens of overwhelming student loan debt. Universally overlooked is that these students chose their institutes of higher learning knowing exactly what the costs of education would be. They intentionally overlooked smaller, less prestigious schools such as State colleges or Community colleges — not to mention technical or trade schools — in lieu of high-priced universities with name recognition. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – March 14, 2014

Debt loansBefore we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. 7 pieces of terrible debt advice: 

Asking for advice is one of those things that can either be helpful or disastrous — it depends on the topic and who’s offering tips.

When it comes to get-out-of-debt advice, the stakes are high, so choose your advisers carefully and keep an open mind when it’s time to make decisions. It’s not so much that there are good choices and bad choices as it is being able to decide what’s best, based on your unique situation. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – February 28, 2014

Debt loansBefore we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Detroit submits plan to fix debt as US court agrees to hear bankruptcy case: 

Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing was challenged Friday as the US sixth circuit court of appeals agreed to hear a request to have it overturned.

City pension funds representing Detroit’s police and firefighters and others who face major losses in the bankruptcy proceedings go through won a hearing that could mark the case’s first step on the way to the US Supreme Court. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – January 24, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Debt advice clinic: put your questions to our panel 

The third week of January can be a struggle for many people, and debt charities report that it is one of their busiest times. It feels like a long time since the last pay packet, and bank balances could be running low. Bills for credit cards and other borrowing will start to go out over the coming days, and could be the final straw for some people’s finances. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – January 17, 2014

Debt LoansBefore we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1.How to write off debt and be debt free: 

Finding a way to write off debt and become debt free is something that many people experiencing debt problems consider at some point in time. There are a number of formal and legal debt solutions that will enable you to write off your unaffordable debt and at the end of the process be debt free. [Read more…]