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National Student Loan News

September 13, 2018 Mike Brown
Additional college expenses, such as library fees, can often catch parents and students completely surprised when budgeting. When potential students and their parents receive tuition statements and bills as they prepare to head off to college, one thing has changed from a generation or two ago – college fees. Students don’t only see items like tuition, room, […]

Regional Student Loan News

August 15, 2018 Mike Brown
The State of Kentucky has claimed in excess of $50 million from students behind on tuition payments to Kentucky's public colleges. In the last 12 years, the Kentucky Department of Revenue has claimed in excess of $50 million from students behind on payments to Kentucky’s public universities. The department has managed to do so by taking […]

Editor's Picks

January 10, 2018 Andrew Rombach
Pictured above is the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.According to a Congressman’s press release, there is a new bill before Congress that is aimed at helping borrowers repay their student loan debt. This time, the bill offers a new twist on the subject. Known as the Student Security Act of 2017, it offers borrowers loan […]

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

Student Loan Industry News

August 27, 2018 Mike Brown
As the cost of college continues to increase, tuition insurance is becoming more popular amongst families. If a student drops out of college partway through a semester, they can lose the money they paid for tuition and fees. But in recent years, more people are paying for tuition insurance.Tuition insurance can protect families if their child […]

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 School of Management and Plymouth University.The Greenwich School of Management (GSM) in London offers a wide […]

Credit Card News

September 07, 2018 Mike Brown
Navy Federal Credit Union recently unveiled its new and improved Flagship Rewards Credit Card that now offers travel rewards. Navy Federal Credit Union has unveiled its new and improved Visa Signature Flagship Rewards Credit Card that now offers travel rewards. The Flagship rewards card also carries a competitive annual percentage rate compared to other travel credit […]

Personal Loan News

August 28, 2018 Mike Brown
It is becoming more common for employers to grant cash-strapped employees emergency early access to their paychecks. Whether it’s a medical emergency, car accident, or some other unexpected cost, many Americans are financially unprepared.Even in today’s strong economy, many Americans continue living paycheck to paycheck and 40 percent don’t have $400 to pay for emergency expenses, […]

Auto Loan News

September 11, 2018 Mike Brown
After being accused of misleading auto loan borrowers, Santander has decided to settle with the CFPB. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., an affiliate of European lender Banco Santander SA, will settle claims alleged by a U.S. consumer watchdog group that borrowers weren’t fully informed about some of their costs. In particular, the lack of information was […]