Trump Education Department Now Allows Big Collection Fees on Defaulted College Loans
The new guidance affects loans from lending institutions made before the feds took over the student loan program in July 2010.
Humans to Robos: You Can't Touch This
Financial advisors have an important role to play in creating a holistic wealth management experience. There is no substitute for the human touch.
IRS Shuts Down Financial Aid Tool Over Security Concerns
College students and families can work around the outage, but it may dissuade some applicants.
The Tax Advantages of Domestic Asset Protection Trusts
The Tax Facts experts explain what domestic asset protection trusts are and advise on how to make the most out of them.
Who’s to Blame for the Rise in Student Loan Debt and Defaults?
The Consumer Federation of America faults loan servicers; the Bipartisan Policy Center blames government, colleges and students.
Trump May Give Students Debt Relief That Obama Refused
Tens of thousands of allegedly defrauded student debtors may receive refunds and loan discharges under a potential legal settlement.
Morgan Stanley to Launch Small Retirement Plan Platform
The wirehouse says its advisors can use the technology to offer small-business clients the ability to handle 401(k) plans with less than $10 million.
Merrill Reconsiders Commissions on Some Retirement Accounts
Wealth chief Andy Sieg, though, tells the Thundering Herd that restrictions “remain in place, including [those] on mutual funds.”
Vacation Home or Rental Property? The IRS Viewpoint
Tax Facts online experts explain how the IRS handles these deductions and what you should know for you and your clients.
Republicans Unveil Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
Plan would create tax credits, end health insurance mandate; no estimate of proposal’s cost or how many will be covered.