Tag: Government Accountability Office

How the Treasury Department Is Stepping Up to Protect Student Debtors

November 18, 2014

In an important step forward, as reported in Huffington Post, the U.S. Treasury Department will create a pilot program to serve as the debt collector on federal student loans, a function currently performed by private contractors. As soon as early 2015, the Treasury Department could task federal employees with helping… Read More»

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Federal Agencies Express Concern Over University and Bank Partnerships

February 19, 2014

Have you ever suspected your school is receiving kickbacks from banks in exchange for promoting their products and services on campus? Turns out, they probably are. Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report expressing concerns over such partnerships between banks and universities, and they’re not alone. In… Read More»

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