Over 44 million people are affected by student loan debt

 

By Ed Zwirn

New York Post, Aug. 19,2017

Now is the time to load up your car for the hours-long drive to take your child to college — with little thought given to the loans taken out back in the spring to put them in class.

Nationwide, student loan debt affects more than 44 million borrowers, who owe about $1.3 trillion, according to a survey by LendEDU, a private firm that connects students and their families with student loans and loan refinancing. Continue reading

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Small-time investors are flooding the market as bigwigs pull out

By Ed Zwirn

New York Post, July 9, 2017

Small investors are piling into stocks at a frantic pace — the event that allows veteran Wall Streeters to call a top of the market.

These individual, or retail, customers invested a net of more than $1.8 billion in US equity funds during the week ending June 28, the first positive reading this indicator has seen since Nov. 4, 2015, when it weighed in at more than $2 billion, according to a report issued by EPFR Global. Continue reading

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Summer Camps Spend Billions to Make Sure Your Kids Have Fun

By Ed Zwirn

(Originally published in the New York Post on June 11, 2017)

 

This is the busy time of year for Bradley Solmsen.

As the executive director of Surprise Lake Camp, he needs to make sure that his facility, located on 460 acres in Cold Spring, NY, is ready to welcome its incoming class of 650 kids, who will begin arriving on June 29. Continue reading

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Israel’s tech startups are giving Silicon Valley a run for its money

By Ed Zwirn

(Originally published in the New York Post on May 28, 2017)

The high-tech business area of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Wondering where to find the next tech startup propelling humanity to the next best thing? Continue reading

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