5 Reasons Student Loans are Bulls**t | Decoded | MTV News

5 Reasons Student Loans are Bulls**t | Decoded | MTV News

– Dear student loans, thank you so much for helping me pay for college. How could I possibly ever repay you? No, but seriously me and 40 million other Americans have no idea to pay for this bull (expletive bleep).… Continue Reading

What Happens If You Don’t Pay Off Your Student Loans?

What Happens If You Don’t Pay Off Your Student Loans?

71% of people who graduated from college in 2012 have student loan debt. Full disclosure, I have quite a lot. Like, so much. The average graduate borrowed around $29,000. The total number of student loans owed in the US today… Continue Reading

Is Student Loan Debt Forgiveness a Good Idea?

Is Student Loan Debt Forgiveness a Good Idea?

FEMALE 1: Going to college has become part of, like, a necessity for everyone, that the government should be able to pay their part in order for everyone to be able to go. FEMALE 2: The idea of taxpayers, sort… Continue Reading

How Can I Get A Home Loan With Bad Credit?

How Can I Get A Home Loan With Bad Credit?

Is it possible to get a home loan with bad credit? Are you being rejected by the banks due to black marks on your credit file? Here’s what you can do to get your loan approved. Meet Paul. Paul is… Continue Reading

Game of Loans

Game of Loans

I’m guessing you’ve heard of the acclaimed TV show “Game of Thrones.” Seven kingdoms vying for power, plots within plots, watch your back or lose your head. It’s great. But you’ve probably never heard of a real life drama that… Continue Reading

Federal Student Loans: What Happens If You Don’t Pay? [POLICYbrief]

Federal Student Loans: What Happens If You Don’t Pay? [POLICYbrief]

Student loan law right now is kind of a mess, to be perfectly honest. There is a lot of student loan debt out there. Total student loan debt right now is around $1.5 trillion. 44 million borrowers have student loans,… Continue Reading

Savings and Loan Crisis: Explained, Summary, Timeline, Bailout, Finance, Cost, History

Savings and Loan Crisis: Explained, Summary, Timeline, Bailout, Finance, Cost, History

Can’t Pay Your Debt? Go to Jail!

Can’t Pay Your Debt? Go to Jail!

Hello, and welcome to your money 2.0. I’m Thomas Fox, community outreach director at Cambridge Credit Counseling. Too many of us going to jail because we can’t pay a bill sounds harsh. However, debtors prisons were a stark reality throughout… Continue Reading