Today, a survey released by INPIRG shows that 65 percent of student consumers have opted out of buying a college textbook due to its high price, and nearly half say that textbook costs can dictate whether they take a course.
Overall, this study demonstrates that despite recent steps forward in the marketplace, high textbook costs will continue to be a problem for students unless the cost of high-priced, new editions of college textbooks comes down.
Indiana consumers file more complaints about Capital One than any other credit card company, according to a new report released by INPIRG.
In this report we explore consumer complaints about credit cards with the aim of uncovering patterns in the problems consumers are experiencing with their credit cards and documenting the role of the CFPB in helping consumers successfully resolve their complaints.
PIRG In The News
College students could save an average of $128 a course if traditional textbooks were replaced with free or low-cost “open-source” electronic versions, a new report finds.
After months of planning and preparation for the big day, McDonald’s and Monsanto were married yesterday during a small ceremony in the Indiana Memorial Union.
In today’s EcoReport feature, Matthew Gouff and Sartak Neema, INPIRG representatives at IU, discuss their "Put a Label On It" campaign concerning GMO labeling.
Millennials are pushing a national trend toward carless universities, and IU is among the most progressive. At least, according to the Indiana Public Interest Research Group, which released a report Thursday on university transportation policy around the nation.
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