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Keeping an eye on student loans from non-banks

Dec 3, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to expand its supervision of student loans to those servicers that operate outside of the banking system.
Posted In: student loans, CFPB

JPMorgan Chase will stop making student loans

Sep 6, 2013
The country's biggest bank could stop taking new applications in October.
Posted In: student loans, JPMorgan Chase

Are student loans big money makers?

Jul 31, 2013
It should be easy to figure out if the government makes money off of student loans. But it's not.
Posted In: federal student loans, student loan debt, student loans

Maine Senator Angus King wants to make banking boring again

Jul 31, 2013
Senator Angus King of Maine explains why he supports reintroducing Glass-Steagall and shares his thoughts on the rising costs of higher education.
Posted In: Glass-Steagall, student loans, higher education, bank regulations

Student loan interest rate capped at 8.25%

Jul 26, 2013
The compromise approved by the Senate puts a ceiling on the interest rates for undergraduate student loans.
Posted In: student loans, interest rates, higher education, student debt

Tuition snapshot: Parents, high-income families paying less for college

Jul 23, 2013
According to a new report from student loan servicer Sallie Mae, parents are shelling out less money for their kid's college tuition. Before you break out the champagne, let's explore those numbers.
Posted In: higher education, student loans, student debt, Tuition

Dealing with a large amount of student debt

Jul 5, 2013
Two young adults share their stories of how student loan debt has impacted their lives since graduating from college.
Posted In: student loan debt, student loans

Sallie Mae just wanted to celebrate its birthday. Instead, it infuriated Twitter

May 13, 2013
Why is Sallie Mae trending on Twitter? The story of a birthday mishap.
Posted In: student debt, student loans, sallie mae

Why you shouldn't go back to school

May 10, 2013
In her new book, "Don't Go Back to School," author Kio Stark discusses why scores of people think traditional higher education is a waste of money.
Posted In: higher education, student loans, student debt

U.S. seeks to increase oversight of student loan servicers

Mar 15, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to institute rules for certain non-bank loan servicers. What’s the likely result of the rules for borrowers and the industry?
Posted In: CFPB, student loans, higher education

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