CFPB’s Section for Students and Young Consumers released new podcast episodes. Subscribe today.
GI Bill education benefits are not unlimited, so make sure you have a plan to use them wisely. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ GI Bill Comparison Tool, the Department of Education’s College Scorecard website, and the CFPB’s Your Financial Path to Graduation Tool can help.
This fall, wherever you are and however you teach, these activities and tools can help build financial skills in children and young adults.
Even if you’re not sure of your college plans for this fall, it’s a good idea to fill out the FAFSA form as soon as possible.
Los pagos de los préstamos estudiantiles con el gobierno Federal han sido pospuestos y los intereses perdonados. Sepa qué significa esto para sus préstamos.
The CFPB is publishing the 2019 College Credit Card Report and releasing updated data the public can access and examine.
Saving for college is a long-term financial commitment, by consistently putting money away, you’ll feel the reward as you see it grow over time. Here are a few tips to stay motivated.
May 1st was National College Decision Day. Here’s how to compare schools and costs so you make the best financial choices for you and your family.
If you have student loans here are three things to do now to keep your student loans in order.
Over the next few months, parents and students will be exploring options to help pay for college. For many people, how to pay for a college education is one of the first major financial decisions they’ll make. There are many different ways to pay for college. Understanding your choices can help you make the right decision for your situation.
Borrowers whose student loans are forgiven due to death or disability will no longer have to pay federal income taxes on those forgiven loans. Now, tens of thousands of disabled veterans and hundreds of thousands of people living with severe disabilities are eligible for new student loan protections.
We’ve released a state-by-state snapshot showing how student loan debt is spread across the country. We also break down the complaints we’ve handled from student loan borrowers in every state.
New data shows how costly (or cheap) it can be for students to use their college-sponsored bank account.
Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
According to a new CFPB report, at-risk student loan borrowers are struggling with repayment, even with options to help them available.
¿Tomó préstamos estudiantiles para asistir al ITT Tech? Pues, debe saber que tiene opciones.
Estudiantes de ITT Tech: Conozcan más acerca de sus opciones y qué hacer con sus préstamos estudiantiles cuando la escuela cierre.
ITT Students: Learn more about your options and what to do with your student loans when your school shuts down.
Last month, we published a report based on your stories and issued a call for industrywide reforms to protect consumers. Building on this work, today, we released our annual report on student loan complaints, taking a closer look at the problems experienced by certain student loan borrowers.
On campus, a bank account may be marketed to you that is co-branded with your college’s logo and may be attached to your campus ID through a debit card. But remember, just because an account has been sponsored by your college, it doesn’t always mean that it’s a good deal for you.
When you make student loan payments on an income-driven plan, you might be in for a payment shock
For borrowers who are experiencing financial distress and looking for a way to pay back their federal student loans, income-driven repayment plans can be the key to helping you make ends meet. But for some borrowers seeking to tie their federal loan payment to their income, we know the road can be rocky. You’ve told us about problems related to enrolling in income-driven repayment plans that ended up costing you hundreds of dollars in unexpected payments.
Some borrowers have already shared with us their experiences with their student loan servicer (the company that sends a bill each month). We’ve released the first batch of your stories and we encourage you to take a look at what we’re hearing from the public at regulations.gov.
We now want to hear from you. If you’ve had problems with student loan debt or run into repayment roadblocks, share your story.
Today, we held a field hearing on student debt in Milwaukee. The hearing featured remarks from Director Richard Cordray, as well as testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public. The live event has now ended, but we’ll have a recording available here soon.
If you are paying back student loans, you are not alone. Over 40 million Americans are repaying more than $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. Paying off student debt can be stressful. If you’ve run into roadblocks, tell us about it. Learn more about the roadblocks some borrowers face and tell us about your experience.
In light of recent closures of certain for-profit colleges, we wanted to share some helpful advice to help you navigate the situation.
Join us for a field hearing in Milwaukee on student debt. The hearing will take place on Thursday, May 14 at 10 a.m. CDT.