January 2015

The student loan crisis is now well beyond the $1 trillion mark. The U.S. Department of Education recently released data that 13.7 percent of borrowers are in default. And while student loans often receive special protections under the law, such as bankruptcy discharge rules, or garnishment preference or priority rules, collectors of student loans must […]

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Almost anyone who has a large student loan knows that the general rule is that you cannot discharge student loans in a bankruptcy. If you could, every college graduate in America would be lining up to file. Of course, there are some exceptions to this general rule, which the professionals at Leiderman Shelomith, P.A. can […]

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There are plenty of great reasons to live in Florida – the weather is beautiful, you’re never more than 45 minutes away from a beach no matter where you’re located in the state, and, let’s not forget, it’s the home of the happiest place on earth, Disney World. If you’re already a college student, or […]

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If You Are a Service-Disabled Veteran, You May Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness

01/12/2015
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If you are a service-disabled veteran, and you are unable to keep up with the payments on your student loan, the Department of Education offers complete student loan forgiveness. Federal student loan programs will allow you to discharge your student loans if you are found to have a total and permanent disability. This process is […]

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Choosing a Job That Can Help Eliminate Your Student Loans

01/09/2015
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You worked hard in school. You got into the college of your choice. You made good grades, and you graduated with Pomp and Circumstance.  Now what? Are you on your on your way to your dream job? At the end of 2013, American students owed approximately $1.08 trillion in aggregate student loan debt. Nowadays, instead […]

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