Death and Student Loans: One Family’s Story

Michael Lux Blog, News, Profiles in Student Loans, Student Loans 0 Comments

When confronting our own mortality, student loans are given little, if any, consideration.  However, the very public dispute between the family of a deceased Duke Law student and Sallie Mae shows exactly what can happen. Most people would assume that when you die, your student loans are wiped off the …

Government Statistics Analyzed: Most People are on the Wrong Repayment Plan

Michael Lux Blog, Lower Payments, News, Student Loans 10 Comments

This week the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, released statistics on student loan borrower habits.  The good news here is that it is nice to see the federal government showing some interest in those of us who currently owe them over a trillion dollars.  The bad news is that their figures …