Over six years ending in June 2018, the health system and its doctors sued former patients more than 36,000 times for over $106 million, seizing wages and bank accounts, putting liens on property and homes and forcing families into bankruptcy, a Kaiser Health News analysis has found.
Recently released court documents related to a lawsuit brought by a federal enforcement agency against Navient paint a troubling picture of one of the nation’s largest student loan companies.
A loophole debt collectors use can bring back debt you thought was gone years ago.
Depending on your financial situation, it may be tough to tell whether paying off debt or saving for retirement is more important.
Steps to becoming more financially secure are easier than you think!
Debt in America has risen by 23% in the past 6 years. If your debt levels are becoming a burden, here are a few tips to help.
Around 65% of college alumni who graduated from public and private nonprofit colleges in 2017 have student loan debt. Borrowers owe about an average of $28,650, which is 1% higher than the 2016 average.
Since 2015, debt and financial distress have been rising the fastest in zip codes that are in middle class and below areas. Debt and financial distress rose the slowest since 2015 for the wealthiest zip codes.
Sears and Kmart appear to have dodged a total shut down. The company will be sold to a hedge fund manager, if a Judge approves. This will allow the companies to continue operations on a smaller scale. The sale also prevents liquidation of many store locations, and would save roughly 50,000 jobs.