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Senators Demand Answers From CFPB Head After Student Loan Watchdog's Resignation - NPR

NPRSenators Demand Answers From CFPB Head After Student Loan Watchdog's ResignationNPRSeeking to "evaluate the independence and effectiveness" of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's student .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 14th, 2018

CFPB says Education Department is stonewalling its lawsuit against student-loan giant Navient

The nation's consumer watchdog agency is accu.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 12th, 2018

Student Loan Watchdog Quits, Blames Trump Administration - NPR

NPRStudent Loan Watchdog Quits, Blames Trump AdministrationNPRUpdated at 11:15 a.m. ET. The federal official in charge of protecting student borrowers from predatory lending practices has stepped down. In a scathing resignation letter, Seth F.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 27th, 2018

Student Loan Watchdog Quits, Says Trump Administration 'Turned Its Back' On Borrowers - NPR

NPRStudent Loan Watchdog Quits, Says Trump Administration 'Turned Its Back' On BorrowersNPRUpdated at 1:12 p.m. ET. The federal official in charge of protecting student borrowers from predatory lending practices has stepped.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 27th, 2018

Student loan watchdog quits in protest, says largest banks are 'ripping off students'

The student loan ombudsman for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is resigning as of Sept. 1, charging the bureau is betr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 27th, 2018

Ex-student loan official who resigned from CFPB in protest launches new watchdog group

The new group will help highlight the extent to which student debt affects borrowers from many different walks of life......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018

5 student loan tips for recent grads

If you feel like you're never going to get out from underneath your student loan debt, these five things could help y.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 29th, 2019

CFPB tweet offers ‘negligent or worse’ student-loan advice, advocates say

A tweet sent by the CFPB raises questions about how effectively it’s overseeing the student-loan industry, experts say.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2019

College freshmen, don't get schooled on your student loan

Student loans are a reality for most college freshmen. Here are key things you should .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 23rd, 2019

"American Taliban" Getting Out Of Prison Early; Slain CIA Officer"s Father, Senators, Demand Answers

John Walker Lindh, the so-called 'American Taliban', is.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 21st, 2019

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts

Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 20th, 2019

Who is Robert F. Smith, the billionaire behind the Morehouse graduation gift?

Billionaire Robert F. Smith pledge to pay off the student loan debt of graduates of Morehouse College. Here's how Smith e.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 20th, 2019

Elizabeth Warren calls Navient ‘scammers’ after student loan giant celebrates making the Fortune 500

The company is facing multiple lawsuits from the CFPB and states attorneys general......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

Consumer watchdog to Warren: Department of Education is blocking oversight of student loan companies

Kathy Kraninger’s letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the latest development in a battle over student loan industry oversight......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

Should you really be paying off your kid's student loans?

Let your kids handle their own student loan debt. Instead invest in your 401(k)         Let your kids handle their own student loan debt. Instead invest in your 401(k)        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 27th, 2019

Elizabeth Warren's plan for student loan forgiveness: Don't bank on it

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to roll out a broad plan to cancel up to $50,000 of college debt for lose making l.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 24th, 2019

An unpaid $1,250 student loan can become thousands more and land you in federal court

Federal student loan debt can't be written off in bankruptcy; long-term, unpai.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 20th, 2019

Millennials are so buried in debt they can't buy into American Dream of owning a home

Millennial consumers are missing out on the American Dream as student loan, credit card debt crushes.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 14th, 2019

Lower wages, student loan debt: Here's why it's harder for Millennials to build wealth

Millennials are running into plenty of money troubles as they try to build wealth in a time of.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 26th, 2018

Mick Mulvaney wants to shut public out of CFPB"s "Yelp" of bank complaints

For years, the government has operated a database of complaints about banks, mortgage lenders and student-loan service providers. But you might not be able to look through it much longer......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 24th, 2018

Tax refund got you excited? Don't count on it if your student loans are in default

The federal government seizes refunds for student loan borrowers whose debts are in default. Those refunds typically were funded through an anti-poverty program. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 18th, 2018