This month, students across the country will receive college acceptance letters. For many people, the excitement of being one step closer to realizing their dream or reaching a major life milestone is coupled with anxiety about how to pay for it and the prospect of taking on student loan debt. Compare your financial aid offers […]
We held an event in Chicago to launch our partnership with libraries. The event included a panel discussion with CFPB officials, library representatives, and financial education experts. A recording will be available shortly.
We held a field hearing on payday loans in Nashville, Tennessee. The event featured remarks from Director Richard Cordray, as well as testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, academics, and members of the public. You can check out a recording of the event.
Today, we filed a lawsuit against ITT Educational Services, Inc., accusing the for-profit college chain of predatory student lending. We believe that ITT used high-pressure tactics to push many students into expensive private student loans that were likely to end in default.
We held a field hearing on workplace financial education in Atlanta. Part of America Saves Week, the hearing was an opportunity for us to get public input on promising practices for delivering financial education in the workplace. The live event has now ended but a recording will be available soon.
Today, we held “Protecting homeowners: New tools for empowering consumers and advocates” in Phoenix. The live event has ended. This event was a training for housing counselors, legal aid attorneys, and other advocates on the new mortgage servicing rules that take effect today. The training also featured remarks from Director Richard Cordray. Find out more […]