Reports

08
Jan
Report: Reviewing CFPB Complaints of U.S. Banks in 2018

For the third consecutive year, LendEDU has published our annual report featuring the most and least complained about banks. In 2018, we sifted through 244,114 complaints to see which banks received the most and least complaints.

Posted in: Banking, Reports,
08
Jan
Report: 2018’s CFPB Student Loan Complaints

Throughout 2018, consumers submitted nearly 10,000 student loan-related complaints to the CFPB. LendEDU analyzed these complaints to uncover which companies received the most and least complaints.

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
04
Dec
These Colleges Are Giving International Students the Most (and Least) Financial Aid

Note: This study was originally published on July 13, 2016 but has been updated to reflect the most recent data. ​The United States has some of the best colleges and universities in the world. For this reason, many international students apply to these schools each year. In fact, there were nearly 1.1 million international students enroll

Posted in: Financial Aid, Reports, Student Loans,
04
Dec
The Trendiest Holiday Gift of 2018 Might Just Be a Student Loan Payment

With Thanksgiving in the rear-view, the full attention of nearly every consumer has shifted to the fast-approaching holiday season.  Whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, an integral component of celebrating during the holiday season is to spread cheer, joy, and appreciation. And, what is the best way to encourage cheerfulness and display appreciation? 

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
13
Nov
Colleges Where Parents Can Expect the Lowest Amount of Student Loan Debt

Affording college is no small feat. LendEDU estimates that the average cost of one year at a four-year private institution is $50,900, including tuition, room and board, and books. At a public four-year institution, the price for a single year lowers to $40,940. Still nothing to sneeze at.  So how does one pay for the high, and […]

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
06
Nov
Which Colleges Bring in the Most Money From Applications?

The college application process is undoubtedly stressful and pressure-packed; prospective students must adhere to strict deadlines, write numerous papers, and fill out countless questionnaires all while juggling senior-level coursework. And if that wasn’t enough, there is another burden stemming from the application process that must fall on someone, whether it be th

Posted in: Reports,
30
Oct
Colleges & Universities Providing Most Aid to Incoming Freshmen with Financial Need in 2018

According to LendEDU’s third annual Student Loan Debt by School by State report, student loan borrowers from the Class of 2017 graduated with a daunting $28,288 of debt, on average. That figure is up by $313 from last year’s report. Additionally, 58 percent of all graduates from the Class of 2017 at non-profit four-year colleges left campus

Posted in: Financial Aid, Reports, Student Loans,
16
Oct
Traditional Investors Want Their Brokerage Accounts to Offer Cryptocurrency Investment Options

2017’s cryptocurrency investment craze, synonymous with constant record-breaking days and a peak Bitcoin price of $19,783, was at its pinnacle almost a year ago. The pandemonium has died down since that time, with Bitcoin coming back down to Earth and settling in at a price around $6,500. But don’t think that virtual currency is going anywhere anytime

Posted in: Investing, Reports,
02
Oct
The Rise of eSports: Just How Big Can This Business Get?

Video games have been popular since the late 1970s, but for the longest time, the gaming community operated as its own little niche, dwarfed by more traditional sports and other forms of entertainment.  With the advent of eSports, the same can no longer be said. Today, the eSports industry is in hot pursuit of leagues like the […]

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25
Sep
Insurance Companies Using Big Data to Decide on Consumers? Only 15% Are OK With This

Whether it be Facebook determining what ads pop up on your news feed or Amazon analyzing how to get a package to your doorstep in the quickest way possible, data dominates decision-making in 2018. Big data has streamlined what were once open-ended questions into black and white processes by replacing subjective emotions with objective numbers and best […]

Posted in: Insurance, Reports,