- How much debt did you have at graduation?
I am just trying to see how you guys dealt with debt. Did you guys have a set allocation of salary going towards debt prepayments or did you just pay what was required? ...
Forum topic - ar169 - Jun 21 2014 - 7:00pm - 58 comments
- My take on student loan crisis/student loan forgiveness discussion
A lot of graduates with student loans who advocate for student loan forgiveness feel that they are the victims of a scam, and to renege on their debt is to be revolutionary. In my opinion student loans are in a lot of ways a good program, or at least ...
Forum topic - bkzen - Dec 28 2014 - 5:01pm
- debt costs
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Forum topic - excelmonkey1991 - Aug 12 2014 - 4:00am - 13 comments
- Peter Schiff Interview (The Inevitable Collapse of America- Part 1)
Peter Schiff, CEO and Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital, author of the 2007 book, Crash Proof, and his recently released book, The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy. Peter has been featured in Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, and is a ...
Blog entry - sreedich - Aug 12 2012 - 1:45pm - 29 comments
- Law School is a Terrible Idea
What is a default answer for anyone who does not have a job after graduation? The answer I hear far too often is law school. In my opinion, it is an answer that is chosen out of a natural necessity. I tend to see that many of these undergrads gravitate to ...
Blog entry - M Friedman - Apr 13 2012 - 7:25am - 97 comments
- Is Student Loan Debt the Real Crisis in Waiting?
Student loans are one of the few ties that bind Wall Street and Main Street. Regardless of our jobs and earnings levels we all feel the nuisance of that monthly check. Some are affected more than others, but nobody likes them and am sure would all prefer ...
Blog entry - Midas Mulligan Magoo - Oct 19 2011 - 12:52pm - 59 comments
- No idea where to put this- Consumer Debt Portfolios
Do any investment companies buy consumer debt portfolios?? I know its mostly collection agencys that take these things then harass the debters into paying but I was curious if anyones taken a debt portfolio, crunched some numbers and found hidden value ...
Forum topic - watersign - Jul 11 2013 - 9:54pm - 5 comments
- US National debt rises to $13.2 trillion
The US national debt has reached $13.2 trillion in 2010. According to a recent survey, an average American with one or more credit card has at least $11,000 in debt. After the Credit Card Reform Act, most of the credit card issuers have imposed several ...
Blog entry - Caroline - Aug 24 2010 - 5:28am - 8 comments
- Downgrading U.S. debt makes absolutely no sense
I detest Barack Obama as much as the next patriotic, heterosexual American and I think his fiscal policies are obscene and irresponsible, which is an understatement, but I'm with the White House in disagreeing with any potential downgrade in U.S. debt ...
Forum topic - Virginia Tech 4ever - Aug 5 2011 - 8:03pm - 11 comments
- Why do great nations fall?
Forum topic - Ske7ch - Mar 28 2011 - 6:59pm - 8 comments