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Does your college help you know before you owe?

Today, we’re celebrating the two year anniversary of “Know Before You Owe: student loans” — a project to help students better understand their loan options. We launched the Know Before You Owe: student loans project in 2011, in partnership with the Department of Education. One of the main features of the project is a financial […]

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Save the date: Banking on Campus

Join us for a discussion on financial products marketed to college students: 1 p.m. EDT Monday, September 30 Washington, D.C. Earlier this year, we published a notice asking about student checking accounts, debit cards, and other financial products. We heard from students, schools, and financial institutions about a range of issues. At the forum, we’ll […]

Category: Info for consumers |

Student Banking 101

Choosing your first bank account is an important decision. Unlike that first school ID photo, your first banking relationship could last long after you graduate. Making a smart decision now will mean fewer surprise fees that can add up later.

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