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Debt collectors go after service members despite protections

Debt collectors are targeting members of the Armed Services by calling their superior officers, threatening reduction in rank and even courts-martial, despite stepped-up efforts to protect them from abuse, according to a government report issued last week.... Read more»1

Grieving father struggles to pay dead son’s student loans

Francisco Reynoso is suffering a Kafkaesque ordeal in which he's hounded to repay loans that funded an education his dead son will never get to use — loans that he has little hope of ever paying off.... Read more»2

Fed contractors complicating help for student borrowers

While the White House has emphasized easing the burden for student borrowers, some contractors with the Department of Education appear to be exacerbating it.... Read more»