A Loan with My Degree

Hank is trying to survive after graduate school while saddled with mounting student loan debt. He speaks with his loan service provider about his options.


Student Loans at 8.5%: A Government Created Crisis

This past Friday, May 25, the Wall Street Journal published an article about an orthodontist who currently has over $1 million in student loan debt.  Dr. Mike Meru, the orthodontist, pays over $1,500 per month, but in about two decades, his balance is expected to balloon to $2 million.  His original principal balance was $601,506. …

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Careers – Millennial Movement

I recently interviewed for a job at a large financial institution. The firm was hiring in its Legal and Compliance department due to recent employee attrition in multiple areas.  I learned this fact by asking questions I typically ask of prospective employers: "Is this a new position?  If not, why did the last person leave?"…