A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls out student loan serving companies for illegal practices.
A small provision in many private student loan contracts could result in big consequences.
Want options to repay your student loans? Here are alternatives if you are struggling with your debt.
Congress has dodged U.S. default. But the clock is ticking once again.
The Senate announced a deal to reopen the government and avoid U.S. default.
American Bankers Association CEO Frank Keating tells Congress to raise the debt ceiling.
President Barack Obama says he’s open to a short-term budget and debt ceiling deal.
More than 30 years after Linda Brice borrowed money for college, attorneys representing the DOE drained her bank account and garnished her pay.
What will happen to Social Security if the country defaults? One answer: “We don’t really know for sure. We’ve never done this before and I hope we don’t,” says Timothy McBride associate dean for public health at Washington University in St. Louis, and one of the nation’s experts on Social Security and Medicare. McBride thinks
Investments that keep a retirement nest egg safe are tough to find these days. Even municipal bonds, which have been the bedrock of many people’s portfolio for years, are looking shaky these days. I wrote this week about the threat that governments won’t be able to cover their deficits or meet their pension obligations. This