John Sandman

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Treasury, CFPB Join Forces to Make College Students More Financially Literate

Treasury, CFPB Join Forces to Make College Students More Financially Literate

A lack of financial literacy can come back to bite you when you're planning to pay for college.

Brexit Re-Do Possibility a Potential Tonic for the Pound Sterling

Brexit Re-Do Possibility a Potential Tonic for the Pound Sterling

U.S. election and the new administration's interest rate policies are a wild card

Reading the Tea Leaves as Student Debt Increases

Reading the Tea Leaves as Student Debt Increases

Student loans turn Millennials into trillion dollar babies; loans not in repayment amount to a big number.

The Oil Futures Losing Streak Continues

The Oil Futures Losing Streak Continues

Price decline weighs on production cut plans; investors pull out in advance of U.S. election

ED Lays Out Borrower Defense Regulations for Student Loan Forgiveness

ED Lays Out Borrower Defense Regulations for Student Loan Forgiveness

Arbitration clauses will be banned from enrollment contracts; the new process is expected to be faster and more efficient.

College Board Report: Students Are Borrowing Less but Paying More Tuition

College Board Report: Students Are Borrowing Less but Paying More Tuition

SAT administrator says tuition grew across the board in from 2015-16 to 2016-2017

The Fix Is in for the CFPB's Student Loan Repayment Form

The Fix Is in for the CFPB's Student Loan Repayment Form

The Fix It Form seems to compete with ED's larger offering; the problems solved remain to be seen.

Oil Prices Decline as Doubts Linger About OPEC Production Cuts

Oil Prices Decline as Doubts Linger About OPEC Production Cuts

U.S. oil stockpiles are believed to be stabilizing. The rig count is up next.

The Pound Sterling Weakens as a Fed Rate Hike Draws Nearer

The Pound Sterling Weakens as a Fed Rate Hike Draws Nearer

The Bank of England's Mark Carney speaks to the House of Lords, the St. Louis Fed's Bullard talks a rate hike.

The Kids Aren't Alright: One-Third of Rehabed Student Loans Said to Go Back Into Default

The Kids Aren't Alright: One-Third of Rehabed Student Loans Said to Go Back Into Default

The CFPB finds worrisome gaps in student loan repayment programs