Archive for the ‘Student Loans’ Category

Student Loans and Collection Agencies: A Match Not Made in Heaven

This site has already addressed several issues with respect to student loans, and collection agencies.  However, a greater portion of student loan lenders are now utilizing private collection agencies to recover on defaulted student loan debt.  This includes …

White House Urges Congress to Address Treatment of Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy

                Acknowledging concerns by the public about the growing amount of student loan debt, the White House is urging Congress to reconsider the treatment of student loan debt in bankruptcy cases.  To understand the importance of this push, it helps …

Student loans make it more difficult for potential first-time homebuyers to obtain a home loan

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Do’s and Don’t’s in Dealing with a Collection Agency

Even the most vigilant, conscientious consumers may have to deal with a collection agency at some point.  It could be because a bill was overlooked at some point.  It may be because the consumer disputed the debt, and refused to …

STUDENT LOANS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

Higher education has historically provided a financial advantage to American citizens.  Studies have demonstrated that college graduates will earn significantly more over their lifetimes than workers who do not attend college.  Consequently, the federal government has taken steps in the …