Results for "student loans"

Stone Academy

June 22nd, 2016

Reader says for-profit college misled her on the type of job she could get with a degree from the school.

Nerium Income Claims Database

June 7th, 2016

A investigation has cataloged over 200 instances in which Nerium and/or its distributors have made or referenced unusual earnings claims that lack appropriate legal disclosures. The first 100+ of the examples below were collected by during its initial investigation that concluded in June 2016. The second 100+ examples below were collected by

Consumer Assistance Project

June 3rd, 2016

FTC and Florida AG file complaint against company marketing student loan forgiveness programs.

Higher One

December 28th, 2015

Be wary of companies offering services for your financial aid refund.

Sallie Mae Credit Card

March 28th, 2014

This email offer — for a Mastercard that claims it can help you pay off your Sallie Mae student loans — isn’t necessarily a false or misleading ad. But it is a tru-ish ad. Here’s how the card works. Once you earn $25 worth of rewards . . . You can use your Rewards to

Who Can You Complain to at the Federal Level?

October 1st, 2011

Spot an ad that you think has issues?  Want to complain to a federal agency?  Here’s a topic-by-topic list of federal agencies that deal with deceptive advertising. (Note that sometimes more than one agency deals with a certain type of advertisement or label, which can get confusing.  When in doubt, it’s safest to complain to

The College Network

June 11th, 2015

State regulators allege program misled students into thinking they could earn health care degrees online and was affiliated with a New York college.


April 1st, 2015

Chain of private colleges faces lawsuit over post-graduation earnings claims.

U.S. Department of Education

January 10th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Education (ED), which was created in 1980, is divided into several different offices.  One of its offices, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), is charged with identifying, auditing, and investigating fraud…

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