Study

12
Feb
Expectations vs. Reality: Early Career Salaries

According to new data analyzed by LendEDU, college students expect to make $60,000 out of college, but $48,400 is the reality.

Posted in: Personal Finance, Study,
05
Feb
LendEDU’s Fourth Annual College Risk-Reward Indicator (CRRI) | 2019 Edition

For the fourth consecutive year, LendEDU has analyzed nearly 1,000 colleges and universities to tell you which institutions give you the most bang for your buck, otherwise known as the college risk-reward indicator.

Posted in: Student Loans, Study,
29
Jan
The Impact of Legal Sports Betting: 60% of Now-Legal Bettors Had Never Wagered Before

Just a little over six months ago, sports betting in the United States was legal in one place only, Nevada, and it had been like that since 1949.  A lot can happen in half of a year, though, and as it stands today, sports wagering is legal in one form or another in eight states […]

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22
Jan
Virtual Currency Complaints Continue to Grow in CFPB’s Complaint Database

Since 2016, consumer complaints regarding virtual currency have increased by nearly 17,000%. LendEDU has analyzed these complaints to see what has changed over the past few years.

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15
Jan
Study: Those ATMs You’ve Been Using Are Dirtier Than You Think

Just how dirty are the ATMs that we so often use? LendEDU took to New York City to test the cleanliness of ATMs throughout the Big Apple.

Posted in: Personal Finance, Study,
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, Study,
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.

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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? 

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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 […]

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13
Nov
The Cost of Thanksgiving in 2018

Wake up early to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, stay on the couch to enjoy some early afternoon football, eat a few pounds of turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, and finally fall asleep early and content. Now that sounds like the perfect Thanksgiving.  On November 22, families and friends throughout the United States will […]

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