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February 21, 2018

“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” - Will Rogers

Tiny houses. More experiences, fewer possessions. Simpler living. Uber versus owning a car. The so-called “minimalist” movement has gained...

February 6, 2018

For many years, I have been doing my best to sound the alarm: our ballooning student loan debt will grind our economy to a halt.

Finally, financial experts are joining me in this freak out. They’re putting two and two together and recognizing that skyrocketing education...

January 21, 2018

America has witnessed years of skyrocketing education costs and mushrooming student debt. Finally, economic logic is kicking in, and it now appears that these high numbers are influencing the way millennials choose where (or if) they will go to school.

I feel vindicated...

January 10, 2018

There is a silently growing epidemic facing people young and old with regards to student loan debt. Besides the fact that this debt is squeezing people to the of point erasing their American dream altogether. There is another problem that’s relatively low on the priori...

December 15, 2017

Unfortunately, when you face a complicated problem in today’s world, the snake oil salesmen are never far behind - offering mysterious and always pricey cures for what ails ye:

  • If you’re overweight or depressed, the vitamin salesman will sell you mystical formulatio...

December 1, 2017

Let me reiterate a couple things before moving forward. Currently, we have 44 million Americans who owe $1.4 trillion dollars’ worth of debt, which is set to double in the next 10 years to $2.8 trillion by 2027 ($2,800,000,000,000) The old FFEL loans that are still hel...

November 16, 2017

I have client. Her name is Mable. She graduated college in 1996 with $60,000 worth of debt. She left school and was paying, paying and paying; and then she went on forbearance and deferment. She went through a divorce, became a single mom of three, and went through mul...

November 2, 2017

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea whose time has come – Victor Hugo

I have introduced a very powerful financial concept—income driven repayment coupled with forgiveness. This is what I call Plan A. However, to fully understand the beauty of this system, you have to...

October 17, 2017

In science, pursuing revolutionary advancements can be like searching for diamonds hidden in sewage. It's a shame that the realms of questionable ideas contain "diamonds" of great value. This makes the judging of crazy theories far more difficult. If crazy discoveries...

October 4, 2017

America spends more on higher education, as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), than almost any other nation. As the world's biggest economy, it spends vastly more in dollar terms than anyone else. But when you measure how many people actually end up getting...

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