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Borrower Defense to Repayment Failure

The Borrower Defense to Repayment process is failing. I also mention a new resource for spousal consolidation loans. . . .
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Is My Spouse Responsible for My Student Loan?

Your spouse's income should not be a factor in your Federal Income Driven Repayment Plan. Here's a quick discussion about that. . . .
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Military PSLF and Are Loans Worth It?

Discussion for how the military can take advantage of Federal Student Loan programs. I also answer the question about taking student loans to pursue a Master's degree. . . .
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Discharge, IDR, and Closed For-Profit Schools

Today I took questions from the audience. Topics include bankruptcy discharge, IDR and growing balances, and a bit about closed for-profit schools. . . .
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How to Get Rid of Your Student Loan

Everyone wants to get rid of their student loans. Let's talk about how you can do that. . . .
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Student Loan Protection under the CARES Act

Today I discuss CARES Act protections for student loans, which loans qualify, and also point out an important issue with IDR recertification. . . .
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COVID-19 Stimulus Package: Video Q&A

Today I answered questions regarding the Stimulus Package as it relates to student loans. . . .
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Covid-19 Stimulus Package Help Based on Student Loan Type

The stimulus package has lots of facets, including student loan protections. The question you might be asking is, “How will it help me, the student loan borrower?” The real question should be DOES it help you, the student loan borrower. Because guess what, the stimulus does not help all student loan . . .
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Covid-19 Stimulus Package: Private Loans

What is a Private Student Loan? A private student loan is a loan originated by any bank, credit union, or even a guarantee agency. It is NOT insured by the US Education Department (USED). And of course, it is not originated by USED. It’s no different than any other loan you would get from a bank, . . .
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Covid-19 and Student Loans

Let's get right to the point. We're all at a place of flux, as are our finances. The main question, what do to with student loans now that there are things being suggested, ordered, and such. Let's clear the clutter and state exactly what is going on as of today - March 23, 2020. Federal Loans . . .
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