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What you dont know about student loans

What you dont know about student loans

August 7, 2014 at 4:48 am 135 comments

Student debt in the United States has now passed the $1 trillion mark.  This debt is now substantially greater than both credit card and auto debt loans. Although, student loans provide people with the opportunity to get college education, there are still significant costs to borrowing this money. For example,Read More

What is your Internship worth?

What is your Internship worth?

July 31, 2013 at 11:02 am 247 comments

Getting an internship is getting harder and harder, but never more has it been needed as much as today. Many College and University students want some experience before they start working, to have something that looks good on their resume and get contacts. Almost all internships are unpaid so youRead More

Co-op Living Do’s, Don’ts and Watch Out Fors..

Co-op Living Do’s, Don’ts and Watch Out Fors..

June 3, 2013 at 7:48 pm 204 comments

After years of living with parents, followed by dorm living and then roommates, co-ops can often feel like a large scaled version of communal living despite being a shareholder. A strict screening process and stringent rules would tend to make you think that New Yorkers would be averse to cooperativeRead More

Memorial Day Brings Many Implications for NYC – Remembering Our Solidiers and Beaches

Memorial Day Brings Many Implications for NYC – Remembering Our Solidiers and Beaches

May 28, 2013 at 1:23 pm 1 comment

Hope everyone had a wonderful and safe Memorial Day weekend!! The stream of red, white and blue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn in honor of the men and women that have given their lives for our country was beautiful. There’s nothing like the coming together of the families that wear theirRead More

Sandy DHS Hotel Program Can STAY!!

Sandy DHS Hotel Program Can STAY!!

May 21, 2013 at 2:21 pm 1 comment

Following a recent court decision, Sandy evacuees in the DHS Hotel Program that were at risk of further displacement can now stay in the program while replacement housing is acquired. In April, the city stated that it would be ending the program because most of the families had been ableRead More

Call to Action: United to End Homelessness Needs You

Call to Action: United to End Homelessness Needs You

May 8, 2013 at 1:00 pm 5 comments

Thank you to Soheil Rezayazdi of United to End Homelessness for this guest blog post. A new coalition has formed to help curb New York City’s homelessness crisis. The group, United to End Homelessness, is spearheaded by advocates, faith leaders, and homeless men and women. This nonpartisan coalition aims toRead More

Prevent Foreclosure: Attorney General Launches Free Homeowner Protection Program

Prevent Foreclosure: Attorney General Launches Free Homeowner Protection Program

May 3, 2013 at 6:53 pm 590 comments

Five years into the foreclosure crisis, the fight against allowing banks to foreclose on these properties in our communities continues. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman continues to be a fervent leader towards this end with the launch of his public service campaign “Signs” to prevent foreclosure. As aRead More

Chat Legal Help Available Fridays for New Yorkers Facing Family Law Issues

October 24, 2012 at 6:18 pm 4 comments

Every year, thousands of New Yorkers turn to Family Courts to resolve urgent family matters such as, child custody, visitation, child support, and domestic violence.  However, the majority of these individuals, more than 80%, will not have a lawyer. Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) and LawHelpNY have teamed up to offer individual family law help through live chat on Fridays from 10-4pm. This project,Read More