Texas Man Arrested for Unpaid Student Loan

Just last month, Houston resident, Paul Aker was arrested at his home by seven armed U.S. Marshals for not paying back a $1,500 student loan from 1987. After spending an hour in jail, Aker was swiftly taken to appear before a judge to set-up a payment arrangement....

Did You Know You Can Be Sued for Not Paying Back Your Loans?

Last fall, The Wall Street Journal reported that nearly 7 million Americans had gone at least a year without making a single payment on their federal student loans. That means that roughly 17% of federal student loans are severely delinquent amid the student debt...

Learn How to Get Out of Default on Your Student Loans!

Let's face it: None of us are immune to mistakes. We all make them and should never feel ashamed of that. Millions of Americans suffer from the unfortunate mistake of defaulting on their student loans. What we have to remember is all mistakes can be fixed. In this...

Sincerely, College Grad – Student Loan Success Story

You've recently graduated, and now you're ready to start a career or head to graduate school. The thought of that can be both exciting and frightening at the same time. You may be basking in all the praise and excitement as a new grad. Well, don't ruin your new...

Ways to Decrease the Amount of Debt You Pay Back

In most cases, your federal student loan lenders want to help you make your payments. They are obligated to qualify you for different programs that look at your income for a payment amount. The problem is not that many people fail at managing their debt; but, many...

How to Keep Track of Your Student Loan Information

As we discussed in a previous blog, there are five major mistakes that borrowers make with regards to their student loan debt. Mistake #2 reminds us of the many resources that are available to help you access and manage your student loans. It's important to revisit...

Happy Two Year Anniversary to “Failing Successfully!”

Today officially marks two years since the release of my first book, "Failing Successfully: Life after Debt!" We're celebrating this month by offering two new deals! Both sales will be extended into the week, so you have plenty of time to get your hands on one of...

‘Failing Successfully’ On Sale Starting Today!

This month, we're celebrating the 2 year anniversary of "Failing Successfully: Life after Debt"! Starting today the book will be ON SALE on Amazon! The sale runs through January 22nd, 2016. "Failing Successfully" is a must-have for those who are seeking to take...

Resources to Help You Manage Your Student Loans

The idea of having to pay back your student loans can be a very cumbersome thought. It's hard to resist the compulsion to bury your head in the sand in hopes that it will go away. Remember, this is the most common mistake that borrowers make in regards to managing...

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