Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 5:03 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Next year, the CFPB plans to supervise the largest student loan servicers as a way to help borrowers with payment issues.

Thursday, August 01, 2013 4:30 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Congress has finally agreed on something — the new student loan bill. With the house passing the bill 392-31, what does it mean for upcoming loan rates?

Thursday, July 25, 2013 3:05 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

The Senate has passed a bill to tie the student loan rate to the 10-year Treasury note. But critics question how much it will really help students.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 6:06 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Congress seems to be getting closer to reaching a deal on the student loan debacle. But will it pass this time?

Friday, July 12, 2013 6:02 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Congress is back to the drawing board to come up with a solution for student loan rates.

Friday, June 28, 2013 5:14 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Subsidized student loan rates are set to double today. Will a new bill be enough to stop it?

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:48 am
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Student loan rates on subsidized Stafford loans are set to double July 1. Thankfully, there are quite a few bills being passed around Washington, D.C., that could help solve some of the student loan interest rate headache.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 10:46 am
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

If you don’t have a 529 college savings plan yet, today is the day to get one. It’s National 529 College Savings Day!

Monday, April 29, 2013 1:52 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

The Cooper Union, for years known for its full scholarships, will start charging tuition in 2014.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 9:30 am
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

According to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, sweeping changes are afoot in higher education.

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