Private Student Loan Collections Issue Brief: Maryland Spotlight

The SBPC released new analysis showing how private student loan collection practices are harming borrowers across the country — and hitting borrowers in Maryland particularly hard. Creditors are dragging borrowers into court for debt they often do not owe. Lacking the documents necessary to back up their claims, these companies...

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Educational Redlining

The SBPC’s analysis of fintech and banking products uncovered cases where a prospective borrower may be hit with thousands of dollars in additional credit costs if he or she attended a community college, an Historically Black College or University (HBCU), or an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

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Keeping the Promise of Public Service Loan Forgiveness

This report details the American Federation of Teachers and the Student Borrower Protection Center's joint investigation into allegations of rampant mismanagement and industry abuses undermining the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

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A Year Without Action

This report documents the widespread abuses across the student loan industry, as described by more than 13,000 student loan borrowers who submitted complaints to the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) last year.

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