Consumer group says student loan 'debt relief' firms misleading borrowers
Student loan debt relief ads began crowding their way onto media in recent months. Consumers deep in credit card debt have heard the pitch for years, in seemingly incessant radio and late-night TV ads -- call, the ads promise, and debt relief firms can ...
Some Student-Loan Borrowers Are Being Charged for Free Federal Services
Student Debt Relief Industry Profits From Desperation
New bill to help private student loan borrowers helplessly stuck in debt prison
To Rebuild NYC's Beaches, A Native Plant Savings And Loan
Across the New York region, people are still working to rebuild homes and businesses after the havoc wrought by Hurricane Sandy. But the storm also devastated the dunes and native flora of New York's beaches. When the city replants grasses on those ...
Taxpayers pay millions for fed workers' student loans
Congress may let student loan interest rates double July 1, but some federal workers and congressional staff likely are protected from the impact by a taxpayer-funded benefit that provided more than $20 million last year for them to pay down their ...
Most major loan servicers not complying with mortgage settlement
The most egregious mistakes involved servicers failing to adhere to timelines set to decide on loan modification applications and other notifications sent to borrowers, according to a compliance report from the independent monitor of the national ...
Banks' Efforts to Fix Loan Servicing Insufficient, Monitor Says
Report: Loan modifications taking too long
Los Angeles Times
Student Loan Proposal Is Getting Bipartisan Support
Fox News Latino
A bipartisan compromise on student loans that would keep interest rates from nearly doubling was gaining momentum in the Senate on Wednesday. The compromise would preserve fixed-rate loans for all students and linking interest rates with the financial ...
Student loan interest rate issue could affect millions
Senators Scramble to Prevent Doubling of Student-Loan Rates
Bipartisan proposal on student loans circulating
Strangled by Debt, Grads Await Congress' Solution on Loan Rates
After five years in the U.S. military and two tours in Iraq, 28-year-old Brandon Anderson finally expects to graduate next year from Georgetown University with a $26,000 starting salary. He also anticipates graduating with $25,000 in student loan debt ...
Record-Low Rates Keep Australia Loan Arrears Stable, Fitch Says
Australian mortgage arrears, already low relative to other nations, will remain stable in 2013, helped by record-low interest rates and steady employment, Fitch Ratings said. The proportion of prime home loans between 30 and 59 days late was at 0.59 ...
I will graduate with $100000 in loans
Super-borrowers with $100,000 of student loan debt aren't the norm. The average student graduates with $27,000 of loan debt. The New York Fed said those who borrow $100,000 or more are about 3.1% of borrowers nationwide. But it's easy to see how ...
The Express Tribune
Spanish Banks Risk Loan-Book Losses as Economy Shrinks, IMF Says
Spanish banks' bad loans rose in April to 10.9 percent of their total lending from 10.5 percent a month earlier as companies and individuals are buffeted by a contraction that pushed unemployment to 27 percent. Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said ...
Fresh IMF loan to be front-loaded
IMF, govt to bargain over loan conditions
$5 billion IMF loan likely by September
Student Loan Rates Should Not Increase, Americans Say In Poll
Interest rates on new subsidized Stafford loans, which account for one-quarter of all federal student loans, are scheduled to double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1 unless Congress acts. Current outstanding federal loans, private student ...