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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 10 2017

Your Money: How to keep student loan defaults from ruining your life

LOS ANGELES Dental hygienist Randy Honeycutt's $65,000 student loan balance has ballooned to more than $200,000 because of back interest and default fees, a cautionary tale about the perils of defaulting.

Feb 16 2017

Driving a hard bargain for taxes

LOS ANGELES Lured by the promise of high pay for part-time work, Geovanie Rosario quit his day job three years ago and joined the so-called “gig economy.”

Sep 12 2016

'PLUS' college loans can be a big minus for parents

LOS ANGELES Student loan debt is out of control, but really it is the parents we should be most worried about. There is only one type of educational loan available to families that has no restriction on how much can be borrowed and no formula for testing whether the borrower can afford the debt - and it is targeted at parents.

May 05 2016

Your Money: Tips for millennials who dream of being their own boss

LOS ANGELES Bobby Hoyt, 27, is living the millennial dream of being his own boss.

Apr 05 2016

Last chance for 2015 tax deductions

Los Angeles If you are in the process of preparing your 2015 tax return and find yourself horrified by the amount you owe or disappointed by the paucity of your refund, you have one last chance to cut the bill by paying yourself instead of Uncle Sam.


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