National Student Loan News

May 19, 2018 Mike Brown
Teachers in the U.S. are facing serious struggles due to student loan debt. Teachers have a lot of challenges to overcome aside from educating the next generation. Most deal with a serious lack of funding, and their yearly pay is often low in comparison to the workload. And increasingly, many teachers are dealing with crushing student […]

Regional Student Loan News

May 24, 2018 Andrew Rombach
Two Ivy League schools, Dartmouth and Brown, are both looking to eliminate student loans from their respective financial aid packages. For some Ivy League schools, the idea of eliminating student loans from their financial aid packages is starting to become a bigger trend.Dartmouth College is the latest mark its progress in making these changes to financial aid […]

Editor's Picks

January 10, 2018 Andrew Rombach
Pictured above is Sec. Betsy DeVos walking out to speak the CPAC 2017 in Maryland.The Secretary of the Department of Education, Betsy DeVos, recently suggested that the government helped cover the costs of the Affordable Healthcare Act, popularly known as Obamacare, by subsidizing the student loan market in a Politico interview.The comment came after a […]

Betsy DeVos Comes Under Fire Once Again
November 08, 2017 Andrew Rombach

Student Loan Industry News

May 12, 2018 Mike Brown
Splash Financial's partnership with PenFed Credit Union should allow Splash to offer more competitive interest rates for student borrowers.Splash Financial, Inc. and PenFed Credit Union recently announced they will partner and fund up to $350 million annually for student loan refinancing.For Splash Financial, this partnership will enable it to expand beyond its medical fellows and […]

International Student Loan News

November 16, 2017 Andrew Rombach
​Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party in the UK, has walked back on previous comments he made regarding forgiving student loan debt.Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party and the Opposition in the United Kingdom, took back previous comments he has made regarding his intention to forgive all historic student loan debt in the […]

Credit Card News

May 11, 2018 Andrew Rombach
The major credit card companies, like Visa and Mastercard, have stopped requiring signatures from their customers.The four biggest credit card companies, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express, stopped requiring signatures from their customers, the New York Post reported. It shouldn’t be a surprise that all four providers aren’t requiring signatures now; notably, Discover ended the […]

Personal Loan News

May 24, 2018 Mike Brown
Recently, I had the privilege to pick the brain of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of an industry leading company in the fintech space. Usama Ashraf is the CFO of Prosper, the first peer-to-peer platform in the US that connects people who want to borrow with individuals and institutions that are looking to invest in consumer […]

Auto Loan News

May 18, 2018 Mike Brown
It is expected that the U.S. Senate Banking Committee will soon repeal the CFPB's auto lending rules.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) auto lending rules were fashioned to protect consumers who had indirect auto loans financed by banks through a dealership. The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is now planning to repeal those auto lending rules, […]
Report Highlights Climbing Auto Loan Rates
May 04, 2018 Andrew Rombach