Interest Rates

The Big Banks Are Still Trying To Screw Hard-Working Americans
This 30-second spot focuses on the credit union mission, how credit unions are rooted in their communities and why credit unions are tax-exempt -- and must stay that way. Read more...
Good for Sen. Bernie Sanders for not wanting to balance our budget on the backs of those who can least afford it -- our college students -- who are going to see their loan rates skyrocket if Congress fails to act quickly. Read more...
Competing Congressional plans to fix student loan interest rates miss July 1 deadline as millions of students grapple with over a trillion dollars in debt. Read more...
Chris Hedges speaks at the People's Recovery Summit organized by Occupy Sandy. The Church of St. Luke & St. Matthew, Brooklyn, NY, February 2, 2013: The corporate state has made it clear there will be no more Occupy encampments. The Read more...
As Current TV's John Fugelsang, filling in for Eliot Spitzer this week reminded us, when average citizens break the law we have to pay fines that might actually act as a deterrent or face jail time and when these bankers and Wall Street commit Read more...

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Everybody is now talking about the student debt crisis, but nothing is being done about it. Thanks in large part to the great public amplifier of the Occupy movement, this year’s presidential contenders have been forced to embrace Read more...
Norman and Oriane Rousseau were homeowners who did everything "right" when they purchased their home. They had 30 percent of the purchase price as a down payment, and they made their payments on time. After being contacted about refinancing Read more...
Earlier in the day on MSNBC, Andrea Mitchell allowed Sen. Roy Blunt to come on the air and tell this whopper: ‘Romney’s Man In Congress’ Falsely Blames Obamacare For High Student Loan Rates: If Congress doesn’t act, the interest rates Read more...
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell invited Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke to respond to Rush Limbaugh's latest attack on her, this time for daring send out a tweet on the fact that interest rates are going to to up on student loans if Read more...
After months of painstaking talks, the nation’s biggest banks have agreed to a $25 billion settlement that could provide relief to more than two million current and former American homeowners harmed by the bursting of the housing bubble, state and federal officials said. Read more...