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How College Pricing Is Like Holiday Retail Sales

After a “tuition reset,” Concordia University found that the lower rates increased student applications, raising enrollments and, ultimately, net tuition revenue. (Drew Geraets via Flickr)   by Marian WangnShare   You know all those seemingly…




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CFPB Helping Student Loan Disputes

Thousands of American students are using the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) public Consumer Complaints Database to settle disputes about private student loans, according to a new report from the ConnPIRG Education Fund. Sallie Mae,…



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Student Loan Straitjacket

People struggling to pay down student loans and other debt may resort to filing for bankruptcy, which generally offers a fresh start. But they often end up owing even more on their student borrowing at…


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CFPB Targets Banks’ Campus Deals

A federal consumer watchdog is concerned that deals between banks and colleges steer students toward checking accounts and debit cards that critics say come with high fees or other costs. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…