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Tag : student loans

Attorney Christine Kingston Talks With Katherine On “This Needs To Be Said” About Student Loans And What You Need To Know.

Interview, Student Loans

Katherine: Hello, everyone. Thank you so much for joining us today on, “This Needs To Be Said,” Our friend, attorney Christine Kingston is coming in. Also, the knowledge she’s been sharing with us, she is getting ready to give us a gift. She’s putting together a book and she’s going to talk with us about […]

Are You Stressed About Student Loan Debt?

Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Debt Collections, Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collections Practices, Student Loans & Bankruptcy

Earlier this month the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (@CFPB) launched a public inquiry into student loan servicing practices.  Read their full press release here. It’s time your voice was heard.  From my experience, the main barriers to repayment continue to be a lack of information made available to students from the time they take out […]

Who Needs Student Loan Forgiveness?

Chapter 7, Student Loans & Bankruptcy

In a recent Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) (@WSJBankruptcyBeat) series on the Great Student Loan Debt Debate, several of their examiners discussed what to do about student loans in bankruptcy. Let’s start with the goal of bankruptcy, which is to help the HONEST BUT UNFORTUNATE DEBTOR, see the WSJ article here. This is a person who […]

Obama Student Loan Forgiveness Starts Here

Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Debt Collections, Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collections Practices, Student Loans & Bankruptcy

With so many companies guarantying student loan debt forgiveness and using Obama’s words to market and sell their offerings, I thought I would set the record straight! YOU CAN HELP YOURSELF FOR FREE YOU CAN HIRE ONE OF THESE COMPANIES THAT MAY NOT BE LAWYERS; OR YOU CAN HIRE A LAWYER TO REPRESENT YOU Don’t […]

A Medical Bankruptcy May Soon Discharge Student Loans

Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Exemptions, Medical Debt & Bankruptcy, Student Loans & Bankruptcy

Cited as the Medical Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2014, S.2471 is a Bill recently introduced in the Senate, June 12, 2014. The proposed Bill would Amend the Bankruptcy Code to include definitions for a “medically distressed debtor” and allow a discharge of their student loan debt without the current requirement of filing an adversary proceeding […]

If Career Colleges of America Closes Students Should Seek A Discharge Of Their Student Loans

Student Loans & Bankruptcy

Career Colleges of America may be in trouble.  On December 20, 2013 Accrediting Council For Continuing Education and Training [ACCET] sent a letter to the school following a meeting to review an interim report the school submitted in response to the Institutional Show Cause directive issued last August. Their is an apparent cash flow problem […]

The Great American Student Loan Racket

Student Loans & Bankruptcy

Americans are still swimming in debt in spite of the media and government shouting, “The crisis ended in 2009, let’s get back to spending!”  However, there is another crisis on the horizon that has quietly surpassed credit card debt and that is Student Loan Debt now more than $1.3 Trillion Dollars. How did we get […]

National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (s) Filing Massive Amounts of Lawsuits

Student Loans & Bankruptcy

Does anyone remember the mortgage crisis that nearly caused the entire world economy to crash in 2008?  Well, there’s a new debt bubble that’s ready to burst; STUDENT LOANS.  With more than $1.3 Trillion Dollars in student loan debt, it’s no wonder that National Collegiate Student Loan Trust is bringing a massive tidal wave of […]

Bankruptcy Trends Update 2013

Bankruptcy Law Overview

Bankruptcy filings will continue to stay strong throughout the remainder of 2013 and beyond, why? The signs of a stalled economic recovery are everywhere, if you look.  Student loan debt is a major burden on the economy as many struggle to stabilize the loans and obtain an affordable repayment program. Have you read this article […]

Student Loans: No Way Around; Maybe A Way Through

Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Student Loans & Bankruptcy

This morning at a breakfast networking mixer, I met a gentleman who, after meeting me, asked me if there was a way around student loans.  I replied, “There isn’t a way around student loan debt, but there are a few ways through it.”  Ever since winning at trial, discharging more that $57,000.00 in student loans […]