Why would you ever want to default on your student loans?

The New York Times published a Sunday Opinion column written by Lee Siegel explaining his decision to default on his student loans.  Mr.Siegel has it all WRONG.  Ok first off…this is absurd and anyone who follows this path needs to really reconsider…let me...

Do You Know the Real Secrets Behind Debt?

  Do You Know The Real Secrets Behind Debt? For many Americans, debt is an inevitable part of life. You get a credit card, you pay it when you can. You buy a car and try your best to make a payment. You take out a loan for college and try to delay paying on it as long...

How to Avoid Your Taxes Being Garnished Due to Not Paying Your Student Loans

It’s tax season, the one time the government gives back what they owe to the American people. The average working American can expect anywhere from $300 to up to $8,000 back from the Internal Revenue Service. But for some people there is a catch to this possible...

SLAYING THE STUDENT LOAN DRAGON: 5 Steps you can take right now!

Its time to take a stand against the dragon By: Genevieve Dobson The media, the universities and the lenders all realize how much trouble students are in but other than a bunch of talk nothing is being done about it.  It’s as though we see the dragon sitting on...

Understanding Your Credit

Your Credit-Whats On It? By Genevieve Dobson I was honored to be a guest blogger for Black in the Bay this month and want to share with my readers what their readers were able to learn.   Below you will get to read all about your credit, your credit score and how it...

Changing your Major could Cost you your Degree

Being Well Prepared is important?! By: Genevieve Dobson Ahhh, who knew being well prepared was so important (besides your mom, your dad, your grandparents and maybe a few aunts and uncles) but whose counting.  The important thing is that you know now and hopefully you...