It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Young people and parents need to be aware of online scams targeting minors. Just like adults, scammers target kids through online platforms, such as apps, games, and social networking websites.
A rule that denies loan relief to many students cheated by their schools is deeply flawed and should be overturned, consumer groups told a court Tuesday. The groups represent student borrowers in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s new “partial relief” rule.
If you’re a college students, you’re probably not on campus. However, scammers are still trying to find you. You may have received an email saying it’s from the Financial Department of your college with a link to get a message about your economic stimulus check.
Education Department and Betsy DeVos are being sued by student borrower groups for seizing student borrowers’ paychecks during covid-19 pandemic
In a class action lawsuit filed against the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos, student borrower groups are asking the department to stop garnishing student borrowers’ wages. The CARES Act prohibits the department from garnishing wages through Sept. 30, 2020.
Three defendants in a student loan debt relief scheme have been ordered to pay millions to resolve Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceived consumers by promising to reduce or eliminate their student loan debt.
This year’s National Consumer Protection Week is March 1-7. It’s an opportunity for consumers to learn about their rights as consumers, help them make well-informed decisions about money, and provide tips to avoid scams.
It was helpful Tuesday when a federal official advised Americans to prepare for a possible coronavirus outbreak where they live. Cities and towns should plan for “social distancing measures,” such as dividing school classes into smaller groups of students or closing schools.
Last week, I spend days looking through my photo collections for photos for a funeral. It was a huge, huge trip down memory lane. Marriages, kids, divorces, travel, deaths, and more. I feel like I’ve been through an emotional wringer.
A low-income advocacy group filed a lawsuit Wednesday to invalidate the U.S. Department of Education’s new borrower defense rules, which dump protections from predatory schools and impose standards and hurdles for defrauded students seeking to cancel loans.
The New Year is approaching fast, and money continues to be America’s top concern with almost 99 million people planning to make a financial resolution for 2020. A survey found the No. 1 financial resolution for men is to save more and for women to pay off debt.