19
Jul
Millennials & Credit Cards Survey & Report

It’s 2017, and having a credit card is like having a cellphone, everyone has one. Credit cards have become a critical financial instrument that many Americans become all too reliant upon. For better or worse, consumers use their credit cards for everything from groceries to that month’s water bill. For something that can be such a useful […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
18
Jul
At Least $5 Billion in Private Student Loan Debt May Be Wiped Clean Because of Missing Paperwork

Student loan borrowers throughout the U.S. may have reason to celebrate if their debts are forgiven because of missing paperwork.National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, one of the nation’s largest owners of private student loans, is squarely in the middle of a controversy involving missing paperwork, lawsuits, and at least $5 billion in student loan debt […]

Posted in: National News, Student Loan News,
17
Jul
The State of Private Student Loans

It is no secret that the student loan debt crisis facing the United States is an issue of extreme consequence, and an issue that seemingly continues to get worse.According to LendEDU, the national student loan debt in the U.S. currently stands at a whopping $1.41 trillion. There are more than 43.3 million student loan borrowers […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
15
Jul
Student Loans Company Suspends Chief Executive Officer Pending Investigation

The Student Loans Company's (SLC) headquarter office in Glasgow, United Kingdom.In a story first reported by The Guardian, the UK-owned Student Loans Company (SLC) has suspended its Chief Executive Officer Steve Lamey, pending an investigation.No reason has been given by the Student Loans Company on behalf of its decision, but the state-owned company did confirm […]

Posted in: International Student Loan News, Student Loan News,
13
Jul
Montgomery County Councilman Confident A County-Run Student Loan Agency Can Be Established

Montgomery County Councilman Tom Hucker, right, seen here speaking to constituents. Montgomery County Councilman Tom Hucker is confident that he has enough support to form a student loan refinancing agency run by Montgomery County in Maryland.Such a student loan refinancing agency could generate revenue for the county, while simultaneously helping Montgomery

Posted in: Regional News, Student Loan News,
13
Jul
One Year Out of College, How Is the Class of 2016 Faring?

The Class of 2017 are the newly minted graduates, joining millions of other Americans in the working world after more than a decade of schooling.All the attention from friends, families, and employers has been on the Class of 2017, but hey, let us not forget about their predecessors, the Class of 2016.At this point, much […]

Posted in: Survey,
11
Jul
University of Delaware Participating in Student Loan Counseling Pilot Program

Memorial Hall at the University of Delaware, which has been chosen as one of 51 colleges to participate in a student loan counseling program.The University of Delaware has been selected as one of 51 American colleges and universities to participate in a student loan counseling program established by the U.S. Department of Education, according to […]

Posted in: National News, Student Loan News,
11
Jul
Ranking Iowa Towns and Cities By Credit Score

Located in the heart of the Midwest, the state of Iowa is a unique blend of a modernized economy and an Americana culture rooted in agriculture.The Hawkeye State is not overly imposing; it ranks as the 26th largest state in the Union by size and it is the 30th most populous. Major cities in Iowa […]

Posted in: Credit Scores,
11
Jul
Ranking Texas Towns and Cities By Credit Score

The state of Texas is one of the largest, proudest, and most important states in the United States of America.Texas is the second largest state in the U.S. in both size and population, trailing only Alaska and California, respectively. The Lone Star State is home to many major U.S. cities such as San Antonio, Houston, […]

Posted in: Credit Scores,
11
Jul
Ranking Pennsylvania Towns and Cities By Credit Score

Surrounded by the states of Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia to the south, Ohio to the west, New York and the Canadian province of Ontario to the north, and New Jersey to the east, Pennsylvania is one of the most far-reaching and diverse states in the United States.You could say Pennsylvania is in the middle […]

Posted in: Credit Scores,