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Report: Cycle of boom & bust in private student loan market

Report details the risky practices and debt that stemmed from the boom and bust of the private student loan market in the past ten years. According to our estimates, outstanding student loan debt in the United States topped $1 trillion in 2011.

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Report: Cycle of boom & bust in private student loan market

How will the Capital One order handle refunds?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has determined that Capital One marketed certain “add-ons” – fee-based services added to credit card accounts – in a way that violated federal law. As a result of enforcement action by the CFPB, Capital One agreed to automatically refund $140 million to 2 million Capital One customers. Capital One [...]

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