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Student Loan Debt Shows Congress Needs to Reprioritize Mar. 21, 2019

Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel

America's collective student loan debt now stands at about $1.5 trillion dollars. That's more than t... Read More

Sister Isn't Paying Mar. 03, 2019

House Calls

Dear Edith: My brother and sister and I inherited our paid-up family home. The deed lists us as "ten... Read More

Don't Prevent Poor From Getting Loans Feb. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering reopening a rule that would force small-doll... Read More

Unpaid Taxes Feb. 24, 2019

House Calls

Edith: My 83-year-old aunt pays $3,000 a year in house taxes. Her house is paid off. She lives in it... Read More

The High Price of Learning About Loans Feb. 19, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I loaned my ex-boyfriend $150 to buy a car. He said he would pay me $50 a month for fou... Read More

Radical Rollbacks of Payday Lending Rules Make Exploiting the Poor Easier Feb. 15, 2019

Daily Editorials

The time has come to consider an official name change for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau t... Read More

Watching the Watchdog on College Loans Sep. 18, 2018

Daily Editorials

A top federal regulator of the student loan industry resigned in protest last month from the Consume... Read More

Cleaning Up Son's Messes Dec. 29, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: A while ago, my husband and I co-signed a car loan for my son. At the time, he was very ... Read More

Keeping the Export-Import Bank Honest Nov. 16, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Last week, Boeing confirmed the purchase by China of 300 planes for the listed price of $37 billion.... Read More

Analyzing Credit Acceptance Corp. Nov. 08, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My elder sister, who never married and who worked for a large automobile dealer in D... Read More

CFPB's Arbitration Rule No Favor for Consumers Jul. 27, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

When it comes to identifying the worst government agency, it's hard to pick just one. It's equally h... Read More

Celebrating Our Independence -- From the Export-Import Bank Jul. 06, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

This week, we not only celebrate our country's independence from the British but also celebrate the ... Read More

Fed Bonds May. 31, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Readers: Over the past several months, I've received many questions about the Federal Reserve. ... Read More

What Happens to Your Income-Driven Student Loan Plan as Your Salary Increases? Apr. 26, 2017

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie, I'm considering an income-driven repayment plan for my existing Federal student loans.... Read More

Depressed Over Family Rejection Apr. 05, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: A few years ago, my son "Bill" and his family moved to a new state. They left me behind ... Read More

Hyper-involved School Administrators Aug. 01, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My 10-year-old's school administrators are over-the-top nosy and won't stay out of our b... Read More

Beat the College Debt Trap Apr. 13, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Over the holidays, I was chatting with my sister-in-law, who's a financial advisor for a highly resp... Read More

Candidates Banking on the Export-Import Bank? Mar. 10, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is one of a kind. He is the only self-proclaimed so... Read More

Nothing Down Can Mean Big Trouble Mar. 07, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

The signs are everywhere: "Same As Cash!", "Nothing Down, No Interest, No Payments Until Next Summer... Read More

Recession or... Dec. 23, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a married 43-year-old systems engineer earning $67,000 a year, and my spouse wor... Read More