Items Tagged with 'debt'


Employers: Consider matching college debt repayment

November 16, 2018
One of the common complaints of millennials is that they’re too burdened with debt to think about contributing to their retirement plans. Read More

Change Ups: Mel Trotter burns debt note

January 3, 2014
Met Trotter Ministries is free of a $3.2 million debt. Read More

Financial literacy: what you don’t know can hurt your business

November 1, 2013
Financial literacy — the knowledge of financial matters needed to make informed judgments and decisions on the management of money — has become an increasingly important skill for anyone making decisions in today’s economy. Read More

Motor City financial madness and institutions of higher debt

September 13, 2013
Most of the world’s major economies have developed a cavalier attitude toward debt that is not only unique to them but also held by millions of households that are financing college education. Read More

Local colleges deal with changing national student loan rates

Personal finance courses find favor.

August 23, 2013
West Michigan students are safe for now, but local colleges are still uncertain about the future of financial aid legislation. Read More

Judgments confirm debt, not payment

August 9, 2013
A judgment in favor of a plaintiff who is owed a debt is not a promise that the debtor will pay. This aspect of litigation is often misunderstood, and the possibility of never collecting on the debt should be a big part of an individual’s consideration of whether or not to file suit. Read More