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CommonBond now offers direct student loans alongside debt refinancing

CommonBond, one of the biggest of the second generation of startups tackling online lending, has launched a direct student loan product as it expands its footprint in the debt business. The company is

Resolved to be better with money? Clarity Money launches with an app for that

Americans suck at managing their money. As the country heads into the New Year, it’s clear that more than 57% of us are struggling financially, according to a study from the Center for Financial

Student loan platform CommonBond raises $300M and $30M in equity, buys Gradible

Some online loan platforms have taken a hit of late, but not all of them are struggling: today, CommonBond, a platform that specialises in loans and refinancing for students, is announcing that it ha

Climb Credit looks to transform student lending with a new business model based on graduate success

The U.S. is facing a crisis in higher education. Once the ticket to the middle class life at the center of the fabled "American Dream", the college and university experience is now under attack from a

CommonBond Attracts Another $35 Million For Its College Lending Marketplace

New York-based lending marketplace, CommonBond, has managed to attract a more modest -- but still significant -- $35 million in fresh financing for its own expansion plans.

Millennials Are Destroying Banks, And It’s The Banks’ Fault

Millennials are rejecting home ownership across the land. Millennials aren’t buying crap anymore, destroying businesses that, well, sell crap. Millennials are changing the workplace to be, I kid you

Startup Financial Services Companies Come Of Age

With one eye on businesses <a target="_blank" href="http://www.inc.com/magazine/201211/burt-helm/hard-lessons-in-modern-lending.html">abandoned in the wake of the financial crisis</a> and the other o

With Over $100M Raised, P2P Lending Platform CommonBond Expands To 100 Programs To Help Grad Students Reduce Debt

New York City-based CommonBond launched in late 2012 on a mission to bring the power of person-to-person lending and crowdsourcing to the student debt crisis. With student debt in the U.S. having surp

P2P Lending & Education: CommonBond Launches With $3.5M, Joining SoFi In Quest To Solve The Student Debt Crisis

Piggy-backing on the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/11/social-finance-77m-series-b/">recent launch (and massive funding) of SoFi</a>, a new startup is launching today that wants to breat