Bankruptcy is Just a Band-Aid, Puerto Rico Needs Meaningful Reform
Debt / Economy / Latin America

Bankruptcy is Just a Band-Aid, Puerto Rico Needs Meaningful Reform

The global economy has been experiencing its fair share of ups and downs.  Many eyes, including my own, have been locked on Greece as the country struggles to stay afloat under the overwhelming weight of its government debt.  Furthermore, Prime Minister Tsipras’s leftist economic policies have all but dismantled the Greek economy.  Outlandish tax rates … Continue reading

Education

Hearing on student loan discharges ignores broader issues

Students increasingly take on massive amounts of debt to pay their high college tuitions. And they face diminished job opportunities upon competition of their degree. Just ask Danielle Jokela. Jokela, a resident of Chicago, spoke before a Senate judiciary subcommittee on her personal level of indebtedness (about $98,000 in outstanding student loan debt) and her … Continue reading