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CFPB Report Finds Many College-Sponsored Financial Products Charge High and Unusual Fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that many college-sponsored financial products have higher fees and worse terms and conditions compared to typical market products.
Press release

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released a report on the agreements signed between credit card issuers and colleges, or organizations affiliated with colleges, finding that the market for college credit cards continued its general trend of decline in 2020.

Stressed out by student debt

Crossposted from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This opinion editorial originally ran on May 14, 2015 online. As millions of students and their families...
Consumer advisories

Consumer advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt

We are warning all student loan borrowers who have trouble managing their student debt to watch out for scams run by companies promising “student debt relief.” These companies prey on distressed borrowers who run into trouble and struggle to figure out what comes next.