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I Stopped Paying My Daughter’s Cosigned Navient Student Loan. – Rosie

Question: Dear Steve, Hi Steve, I co-signed my daughter’s student loans which she and her husband stopped paying because Navient was asking for $1,100 a month (he lost the overtime advantage he was using to pay back the student loans) and all I could help towards that was $200. My daughter directed me to your site and we decided to ... Read More »

    Medicare imposters want to steal your money. Don’t let them.

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    Pop quiz: If someone calls you asking for your bank account number, should you give it to them? Answer: Never. Hang up — it’s a scam. We’ve heard about different kinds of imposter scams on the rise. In one scenario, scammers call, pretending to work for Medicare. They say they need to verify your bank account number — and it might ... Read More »

      Michigan Residents Sentenced to Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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      Recruited Straw Buyers to Purchase Homes and Submit Fraudulent Mortgage Applications Five residents of the Detroit, Michigan, area were sentenced to prison this week for their roles in a multi-year mortgage fraud conspiracy, Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division announced today. Between January 2006 and December 2008, the perpetrators of the scheme purchased ... Read More »

        Key tips to consider if choosing a lump-sum pension payout

        Jan 12 2016 By Stacy Canan Your pension plan may give you the option of taking your full pension in a lump sum when you retire. When you choose a lump-sum payout instead of a monthly pension payment, you replace a lifetime monthly payment for a one-time payout. A lump-sum payout can give you the flexibility of choosing where to ... Read More »

          We Are in Our 70s, in Debt, and Out of Money. What Can We Do? – Gwen

          Question: Dear Steve, My husband and I are both in our 70’s. He’s 79 soon to be 80 and I’m 76 soon to be 77. We have gotten ourselves into a lot of debt. ($50,000) We started our retirement with a total of $400,000. Through bad advice and my husband not paying any attention what to was happening with his ... Read More »

            How The Airline Industry And Tourism Has Changed The World

            If there are two things that go hand-in-hand, it would be the airline industry, and tourism. Sure the argument can be made that the airliners also fit into the business world, not just as a part of it, but as the vehicle to take business people to other cities, and countries, making it possible for businesses to grow, and keep ... Read More »

              Can My Bank in Kuwait File a Case Against Me in Canada? – Trisha

              Question: Dear Scott, I have an unpaid bank loan in Kuwait I have been paying it the last year or so but when I became unemployed I missed a few payments. At first the bank emailed me of my missed payments then just last month they emailed me that they will file a case against me. I emailed them saying ... Read More »

                7 CEO’s Saving The World

                There’s always a lot going on in the world, and one of the issues we face as a planet, is global warming and climate change. In 2015 we saw the climate change pass the 1 degree C point of warming since pre-industrial times! The top large “Big 10” food companies cause more greenhouse emissions than the country of Scandinavia, and ... Read More »

                  How Not to Fight About Money

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                  Money is often the cause of turmoil. Granted, the fight may actually be about something else. Money can represent many things in a relationship: power, responsibility, freedom, self-worth, and more. You may need a trained professional to resolve the underlying causes if your fights about money are extreme, frequent, or destructive. However, if your fights are primarily just about money, ... Read More »

                    Accepting applications for our Academic Research Council

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                    How to apply For more information on how to apply to serve on the Academic Research Council or one of these Advisory Councils you can: Review instructions on how to submit an application for membership Apply online (Applying online is highly encouraged) Learn more about our Advisory Groups Visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more […] This news from the ... Read More »

                      Accepting applications for our Advisory Board and Councils

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                      How to apply For more information on how to apply to serve on the Consumer Advisory Board or one of these Advisory Councils you can: Review instructions on how to submit an application for membership Apply online (Applying online is highly encouraged) A paper application is available for download Learn more about our Advisory Groups […] This news from the ... Read More »

                        I Make Too Much Money to Repay My Student Loans. – Nick

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                        Question: Dear Steve, Great credit and can afford student loan payment, but I can only afford the interest only payment. Any options for a guy who wants to pay his student loans off, but hates how Sallie Mae, Navient, etc work? Essentially I need a 0 percent 30 year loan and I could pay these things off. I know I ... Read More »

                          So… Just How Bad Is Your Student Loan Situation?

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                          Sunday, January 10, 2016 SO… JUST HOW BAD IS YOUR STUDENT LOAN SITUATION? The game of life is hard to play I’m gonna lose it anyway The losing card I’ll someday lay so this is all I have to say…. Suicide is Painless Johnny Mandel, 1970 For those who are new to this blog or perhaps have stumbled upon this ... Read More »

                            Persels and Associates Closed and I’m Being Chased for a Debt They Settled

                            Question: Dear Steve, About 4 yrs ago, my husband and I were completely in credit card debt. We went through Persels and associates. I know what you’re thinking, NO DEBT CONSOLIDATION LOL! Anyway we were well on our way to being debt free. This past June, we paid off our last creditor. It felt so good! Well, I am now ... Read More »

                              I Graduated From College With So Much Debt, There is No Hope

                              Question: Dear Steve, I am over $150,000 in debt from students loans, approximately 100k is from private student loans, 4 separate loans, while the remainder is various federal loans. I am 24 years old and got this debt from undergraduate education where I got a sociology degree and now at my first job make less than 35k/year before taxes. In ... Read More »

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