National Student Loan News

June 12, 2018 Mike Brown
Student loan borrowers can once again expect to see interest rates rise on federal student loans. Beginning this fall, college students should expect to pay more on their student loans - interest rates are expected to rise.Students will see interest rates on their federal student loans rise by over half a percent thanks to the May […]

Regional Student Loan News

June 13, 2018 Mike Brown
Georgia Military College will begin offering a tuition discount for law enforcement officers. Georgia Military College commemorated Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15 by honoring fallen officers and announcing a new tuition discount for any law enforcement officer who wants to attend the college. Officers will get a 10 percent discount on their tuition at […]

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

June 20, 2018 Mike Brown
Navient reported its first quarter earnings this week through its recently expanded segment reporting to reflect the company’s wider business mix.On April 24, Navient stated from its earnings report in the first quarter that it had $500 million of originations in private education refinance loans, a 43 percent fall in private education loan charge-offs 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

June 19, 2018 Mike Brown
Hilton Hotel credit cards are offering some big time sign-up bonuses right now.Three different Hilton and American Express credit cards are currently offering more points than usual as welcome bonuses – the Hilton Honors Card from American Express, the Hilton Honors American Express Business Card, and the Hilton Honors Ascend Card from American Express. These […]

Personal Loan News

June 18, 2018 Mike Brown
Upgrade recently introduced its Personal Credit Line product, which will allow consumers to draw from it when needed. A new consumer lending product will hit the market soon, and users may find it brings the best of a combined world: a credit card and a personal loan.Earlier this month, online lender Upgrade introduced its Personal Credit […]

Auto Loan News

June 05, 2018 Mike Brown
Interest rates on new vehicle loans in April continued at higher levels not seen since 2009. The annual percentage rate (APR) on new financed vehicles averaged 5.6 percent, according to data by Edmunds, a vehicle information and shopping platform.This represents the third consecutive month that rates have jumped above 5 percent. It noticeably exceeds a […]
Report Highlights Climbing Auto Loan Rates
May 04, 2018 Andrew Rombach