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courtesy of SF Treasurer José Cisneros

September 23, 2019: If you live or work in San Francisco, chances are you have received mail from José Cisneros, the Treasurer for the City and County of San Francisco. Cisneros oversees over $5.2 billion in revenue for the city and county. But did you know the Treasurer's office also has a division devoted to financial equity issues?

City Visions: Drowning in Student Loan Debt

Aug 19, 2019
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On the presidential campaign, student loan debt is a hot topic with good reason. Nationally, borrowers hold nearly $1.5 trillion in debt, and here in the Bay Area, student loan debt has nearly tripled in the last 15 years to $26.6 billion. Borrowers are taking longer to repay loans and more students are finding college out of reach. Why is student loan debt ballooning? What can be done to solve this crisis?  

The 5 Myths About Filing for Bankruptcy.
Guests: Leon Bayer and Michael O'Halloran, Specialists in Bankruptcy Law who are Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar.
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 1-866-798-8255.
 

  

 

 

On the August 27th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll open up the lines to answer your questions about the best options to pay for college. The average college graduate owes almost $30,000 in student debt. At the same time, tuition is up and families’ incomes are down. Which student loans offer the safest repayment options and lowest interest rates? What are the responsibilities of a co-signer? What questions do you have about student loans? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.

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Bankruptcy Law.

Oct 10, 2013

Bankruptcy Law:  Financially desperate consumers dealing with loan sharks, and consumer rights regarding student debt. 

Guest:  Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law Leon Bayer.

Listeners with questions/comments for Chuck Finney and Leon Bayer, please call: 415-841-4134

Interview with bankruptcy attorney Leon Bayer.