When will the loan servicers stop the nonsense? Why isn’t the Department of Education holding their feet to the fire? Consider this. The Department of Justice (Justice, not Education), documented that Sallie Mae has been overcharging interest to active duty members of the military since 2005, in violation of the servicemembers Civil Relief
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) asked for comments on student loan servicing a few months ago. Thousands of borrowers and their advocates responded before yesterday’s deadline, highlighting again and again that the current system does not work well for borrowers and is not created to ensure that borrowers have
This article is written by Anum Yoon. She is an international student currently working in the U.S. on her OPT. She spends all her free time running a personal finance blog for fellow millennials and international students over at Current on Currency. Starting as a freshman at any college is
Many colleges in the United States are making a big push to recruit international students to come and study. The sad truth is that this isn’t always an effort to diversify the campus. At some colleges, this is done to bring in more money. Unfortunately, international students often pay a
Student loans are an integral part of college, especially in a country like the U.S. where tuition rates are sky high. However, international students are at a disadvantage when it comes to obtaining loans to help pay tuition. Federal loans are off the table and can only be acquired by
Student loan debt can feel like a huge burden, especially if your monthly payments are outrageously high. In some cases, your student loan payments may even be more than your rent. How are you expected to manage? Luckily, there are ways to make your monthly student loan payments more reasonable.
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