Policymakers should provide additional protections for prepaid card users, including prohibiting overdraft or shortage fees.
Higher education institutions should set tuition and fees in a manner that ensures affordability and increases educational opportunities for all.
Federal and state policymakers should increase public investment in higher education to facilitate cost containment.
All financial aid, including grants and federal student loans, should be exhausted before a student is offered an ISA.
During declared emergencies, federal student loan providers should defer payments automatically without penalty or interest.
People who seek to take out or cosign student loans should receive clear information on their responsibility for repaying the loan.
Federal policymakers should expand the circumstances in which student debt is dischargeable in bankruptcy (see al
Social Security benefits should not be garnished, levied, or offset to collect federal student loan debt (see als
Mandatory binding arbitration and restrictions on participating in class action lawsuits should ideally be prohibited in higher education contracts (
Consumers should have access to credit on fair and reasonable terms.