Category Student Loans

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? (and why you should care)

I first heard about this U.S. government agency in 2011. I haven’t been following the CFPB very closely over the last two years. So I did some research this weekend to update myself on its work. Here’s some background: The┬áConsumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was set up to regulate financial products and services in the […]

Student loan forgiveness through public service

*Note: The loan forgiveness programs I’ll discuss here are available in the U.S. I don’t know what’s happening in other countries — but I would love to learn. I have some international readers, so if you know of loan forgiveness programs available in your country (or know why your country doesn’t have the same student […]