Watchdog says Education Dept. stonewalls student loan suit

A fight between two federal agencies over a lawsuit could leave student loan borrowers in the lurch......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 12th, 2018

CFPB says Department of Education is obstructing suit against student loan giant

The claim is the latest development in a battle over whether student loan companies’ relationship to the Department protect them from other legal challenges......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018

CFPB says Education Department is stonewalling its lawsuit against student-loan giant Navient

The nation's consumer watchdog agency is accu.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 12th, 2018

The state of California is planning to take on Navient

The state’s attorney general said Thursday that he plans to file a suit accusing the student loan company of misleading borrowers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

How to fix the bankruptcy system for student loan borrowers

Experts offered suggestions to the Department of Education......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2018

How the government could forgive your student loans

The Department of Education has issued directions for some student loan borrowers who work in public service jobs to reapply for a second chance at debt relief if they were previously rejected......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 24th, 2018

Consumer watchdog shutters student loan office

The Trump administration is signaling that it in.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 9th, 2018

Watchdog agency signals less focus on student loan abuses

The Trump administration is signaling that it intends to pull back on investigating potential abuses by companies in the $1.5 trillion student loan market......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 9th, 2018

Borrowers feeling the impact of student loan debt

Students who graduated college with student debt during the Great Recession are feeling the impact on their lives, according to a new study from RTI International. RTI conducted the study for the National Center for Education Statistics. It looked a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2018

Student loan giant sues Connecticut over its crackdown on student debt

The suit is the latest battle between states, the federal government and student loan companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 7th, 2018

Students aren"t the only ones crushed by school debt

Nearly half of college grads with student loans end up taking the maximum amount of loans allowed under the federal student loan program......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 14th, 2018

What keeps 55% of Americans from saving for emergencies? Student loan debt

Hint: It's not expensive coffee or too much takeout. Rather, it&a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 13th, 2018

LendingTree to acquire Student Loan Hero for $60M in cash

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 13th, 2018

New Game Show Gives Millennials A Chance To Eliminate Student Loan Debt

Overinflated college tuition facilitated by a bottomless ocean of cheap student loans has so far trapped forty-five million Americans with a record $1.48 trillion in non-dischargeable debt – an amount which has more than doubled since t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

Why Repaying Federal Student Loans on a Credit Card Is a Bad Idea

Borrowers looking to earn reward points should consider the risks associated with using a credit card for student loan payments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2018

Student loan debt: 7 steps to pay it off

Outstanding student loan debt totaled $1.4 trillion at the end of the first quarter of 2018, according to recent data. And that debt could hamper retirement saving for young adults.    &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 11th, 2018

Black Women Graduate With Most U.S. Student Loan Debt, Study Says

A 2018 report on college debt found women comprise nearly two-thirds of the staggering $1.4 trillion of total debt......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2018

Piggybacking on good credit: Things to consider before co-signing a student loan


Category: topSource: usatodayJul 9th, 2018

College is more expensive than it"s ever been, and the 5 reasons why suggest it"s only going to get worse

Spencer Platt/Getty College tuition and student-loan debt are higher than ever. College is expensive for many .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 8th, 2018

Buyers: Challenged by Student Debt? Consider Down Payment Programs

Student loan debt is one of the biggest factors impacting millennials’ ability to purchase a home. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJul 8th, 2018

Student loan interest rates just went up again

Expect to pay more for federal student loans .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 6th, 2018