November 18, 2017 Andrew Rombach
Richard Cordray announced that he will be stepping down as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by the end of the month. In an email to employees, Cordray wrote, “I am confident...

Regional Student Loan News

November 20, 2017 Mike Brown
Pictured above is the podium in the Wisconsin State Senate Room.The other month, a new Public Policy Polling survey in Wisconsin found broad support for legislation that would enable student loan borrowers to refinance their loans at a lower...

Student Loan Industry News

November 21, 2017 Andrew Rombach
Last week, the Bank of North Dakota announced it is selling its remaining federal student loan portfolio. The bank chose to transfer and sell the portfolio to the non-profit North Texas Higher Education Authority (NTHEA). The sale is expected...

Editor's Picks

November 17, 2017 Andrew Rombach
National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (NCSLT), the largest owner of private student loan debt, has made its way into the news, and this time, it is not great for the investment vehicle group. However, this recent development could be...

International Student Loan News

November 16, 2017 Andrew Rombach
The BBC program Panorama recently aired an expose on a fraudulent student loan scandal that shocked the world. In an elaborate scheme, fraudsters calling themselves “education agents” managed to abuse the British government’s student loan system at the Greenwich...
November 10, 2017 Dave Rathmanner
Elevate, a fintech lender from Texas, recently announced it wants to try out the credit card business according to Business Insider. On Monday, the company released its plans for 2018 which included a variety of...
October 17, 2017 Andrew Rombach
Innovative fintech startups are major disruptors in the lending market, and one company just landed a heavy hitter as their CEO, bringing in more firepower to the fintech lending industry. In an announcement on...
October 19, 2017 Dave Rathmanner
Pictured above is the Barclay US building in New York City.This week, Barclays announced it is launching a new product for its U.S. customers called My Personal Bank. My Personal Bank is a personal...