I’m a Pilot. Can My Student Loans Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

Question: Dear Steve, I am a pilot who currently has several private student loans that are making me unable to own a home or even live on my own. I was a victim of scam in which they said my loans would be discharged in court meanwhile I was supposed to pay a very large … Read more

These Private Student Loans Can Be Easily Discharged in Bankruptcy

In my recent article and research on the discharge of Sallie Mae and private student loans, here, I discovered there is a special subset of private student loans that can be easily discharged in a consumer bankruptcy filing. Update June 15, 2016 New information comes out on private student loans and bankruptcy involving if the … Read more

I Went to Flight School But Now I Can’t Afford to Repay My $118,000 in Private Student Loans. – August

“Dear Steve, This is a tough one. I am 35 years old, single home owner with a very nice low mortgage of $650 per month. I have some equity, but my credit is not good enough for a refinance to get money out. I went to flight school and accrued currently $113,000 in student loan … Read more