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Shipping containers: Next big trend in campus housing?

“It’s two-bed, two-bath. Has a washer dryer in unit. Wood floors and granite countertops.”

Sean Krieger is describing the home he is building in the Loop. 320 more words


Share and Share Alike? Income Sharing Agreements

One new proposal being floated to give students another borrowing option is the authorization of Income Sharing Agreements (ISAs). Under these agreements, a borrower would give back some of their income to the lender in exchange for their college or graduate school loan. 207 more words

Student Debt

Will Sallie Mae/Navient Finally Get Sued For Its Business Practices?

I’ll readily admit, when the Navient story appeared in my Twitter feed this morning it was the ‘feel-good’ story of the day for me. I have written before about the unethical way the company… 716 more words


How to Navigate Student Loan Options

The burden of student loan debt is one of the main road blocks to financial independence and a top reason why men and women delay important life decisions, including home ownership. 558 more words

Personal Finance


My August 25, 2015 New York Times op-ed on law student debt, law school moral hazard, and the dysfunctional legal education market appears here: “Too Many Law Students, Too Few Legal Jobs.” 61 more words

Legal Profession

The Cost of Doing Nothing? Priceless.

In discussing the lack of political will to address the student loan debt crisis – and it is a crisis with nearly a quarter of borrowers seriously delinquent on their payments – and a total outstanding debt of 1.19 TRILLION dollars on the books – Mitchell D. 367 more words

Student Debt