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Higher education increasingly funded by debt

I would not be surprised if there was a push towards private student loans, and even the privatization of loans entirely, said Steele.

Stocks in Review: Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ), Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN), Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)

The Credit segment operates Nordstrom fsb, a federal savings bank, which provides a private label credit card, two Nordstrom VISA credit cards, and a debit card. Its credit and debit cards feature a shopping-based loyalty program. As of February 1 …

Credit Card Review: Citi Prestige Visa Infinite credit card (Qantas, Citi Rewards)

Promising cardholders complimentary and unlimited global airport lounge access, chauffeur-driven airport transfers, a free hotel night and a fast-track to Hilton Honors Gold status, the Citi Prestige Visa Infinite credit card is a magnet for high …

5 Ways to Spot a Student Loan Scam

… monthly maintenance fees with their actual student loan payments – or they might just take your money and run. Your loans may not even qualify for a federal repayment program (private student loans don't), but they'll charge you a consulting fee …

SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg

… will also buy SoFi's loans. SoFi launched in 2011, enabling graduates to consolidate and refinance their federal and private student loans.

Smart Ways to Finance Your Continuing Education

If you intend to use student loans to finance any courses, federal Stafford loans (which offer fixed interest rates and flexible payback options) are smarter than private student loans (which typically have variable rates). Of course, you should borrow …

Loans are getting harder to come by for some consumers

The share of delinquent personal loans and credit card debts also edged up in the third quarter to 3.53% and 1.33% respectively, according to TransUnion and UBS.

Student aid options for unauthorized immigrants in California

Federal student loans are cheaper, have lower interest rates and better repayment terms than private student loans, said Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of college and scholarship search site Cappex.

DNA Morning Must Reads: Palaniswami sworn in as TN CM; Samsung chief arrested; #INDvAUS; and more

Ending the political uncertainty in Tamil Nadu that began with caretaker Chief Minister O Panneerselvam revolting against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary VK Sasikala, Governor Ch.

Analyst Activity – Credit Suisse Group Raises Its Price Target On Shawbrook Group PLC (LON:SHAW) to GBX 270

… Secured Lending, which provides homeowner loans to personal customers for both residential and buy-to-let properties; Consumer Lending, which provides home improvement loans, holiday ownership loans, retail point of sale loans and personal loans, …