Boom and Gloom in Retirement Politics
Demographic tensions bode ill for boomer retirees.
SEC, CFPB Enforcement: AgFeed Fined $18M for Fattening Its Stock Price
Meanwhile, the CFPB sued for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges for predatory lending, and a hedge fund manager was charged with pocketing extra fees.
3 Steps Advisors Can Take to Help Clients Pay for College
A competent advisor should help clients not only save for college, but pay for it as well, easily saving clients tens of thousands of dollars.
Fixing the Student Loan Crisis
I’m lucky. Unlike so many college students, I didn’t take out any student loans.
CFPB Rolls Out Financial Aid Shopping Sheet as Student Debt Tops $1 Trillion
As outstanding student loan debt has surpassed the debt consumers hold in credit cards and car loans, the CFPB has just completed a form colleges can use to break down costs and payment options.
Taxpayers Get Billions in Erroneous Education Tax Credits
The IRS has erroneously accepted claims from over two million taxpayers who were not entitled to draw education tax credits, according to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, and the cost is in the billions of dollars.
10 Most Expensive Colleges in U.S.
In case you’re still pondering the argument put forth by PIMCO’s Bill Gross that college tuition isn’t worth the investment, the Department of Education says a private, four-year secondary education will cost you an average of $21,324.
Treasury, Education Departments Release Financial Literacy Results
April is Financial Literacy Month in the U.S. and the Treasury and Department of Education have released results of high schoolers' National Financial Capability Challenge.
Expert's Corner: Acing Financial Aid Planning
Financial aid can make the difference between attending college or not for hundreds of thousands of students. Given these high stakes, it's no wonder that...