Mitchell D. Weiss

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Mitchell D. Weiss is an experienced financial services industry executive and entrepreneur. He is an Executive in Residence at the University of Hartford and co-founder of the university’s Center for Personal Financial Responsibility. His books include Life Happens: A Practical Course on Personal Finance from College to Career and Business Happens: A Practical Guide to Entrepreneurial Finance for Small Businesses and Professional Practices—both of which are now undergraduate courses that Mitch teaches at the university and elsewhere.

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If reports are true, Trump's student loan plan may not be as bleak as it sounds ... so as long as the administration adds some key caveats.
How a Trump Administration Plan to Privatize Students Loans Could Help
Remember when you were a kid and your folks made you wait patient... read more

January 11, 2017

Student Loans

How the Incoming Trump Administration Can Help Student Loan Borrowers
The 2016 presidential election is settled and a new administratio... read more

November 18, 2016

Student Loans

The Brainless ‘No-Brainer’ Fix to the Student Loan Problem
You know what they say about opinions, right? Well, the same can ... read more

November 1, 2016

Student Loans

When Does Paying Off Your Mortgage Ahead of Time Make Sense?
Many years ago, my wife and I hosted a neighborhood get together ... read more

October 19, 2016


5 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Refinance Your Federal Student Loans
Many private student lenders are making a big push for a piece of... read more

August 26, 2016

Student Loans

Graduating More College Students Doesn’t Solve the Student Loan Problem
Earlier this month, another report on the high rate of student lo... read more

August 17, 2016

Student Loans