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  • Submitted: Thu, October 15, 2009
  • Updated: Wed, February 22, 2012

  • Reported By: Alex — Houston Texas USA
HCC Eagale Card Higher One
25 Science Park Box 201 New Haven, CT Internet United States of America

HCC Eagale Card Higher One Overdraft fees used to profit off student loans Internet

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Students Forced To Do Business With HigherOne - This Is Wrong

*Consumer Comment: Stop Higher One Facebook Page

*Consumer Comment: HCC Sucks Always has and Always Will

*Author of original report: Update

*Consumer Comment: Your math is still not correct...

*Consumer Comment: Still not enough...

*Author of original report: Explaination.

*Author of original report: Explaination.

*Consumer Comment: Please Explain...

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This Fall semester, (August, 2009) Houston Community College (Houston, TX) introduced the HCCEagleCard-- esentially a pre-paid Master debit card onto which the college's Buiness Office now dumps all of a student's grant residuals and his loans. The hoopla was terrific, and it seemed we were going to get our anticipated refunds faster than ever. The hoopla was entirely misleading, and this new vendor is a nightmare!


The problem?  Because "Higher One" orders the transactions out of the sequence in which they occur and then posts them, overdrafts fees -- to the tune of $35.00 each -- are automatically generated.   Already, my account is $145.00 overdrawn -- $90.00 of which represents 3 overdraft fees! When I do the math, the account started with $870.00, in September but the total amount of tranactions are less than that amount.


Clearly, HigherOne is using the same dasterdly tactics as their kinsmen slimebag financial institutions such as Wells Fargo and Bank of America, which have  raised the ire of legislators for such brazen tactics to such a degree that Congress is now undertaking legislation to regulate and stop this unconsciable practice. This consumer pillaging has got to stop!


It gets worse. When I went to my school's Buiness Office to present  alternative account info which they could use to directly deposit my next upcomming loan installment, I was told to go back online and handle the change in deposit preference through the EagleCard website.


I complied. However, EagleOne (clever foxes that they are,) has frozen my account because it's overdrawn, and will "unfreeze" it, when the account is in balance. That will happen in about 5-7 business days, when HCC released my next loan installment to EagleOne. They will get the $145.00 they've generated in overdraft fees and have "locked" my account until they do. What a scam.


I will be left $145.00 poorer at a time when I am unemployed in order to attend school and every penny counts.  This is an outrage! I feel I'm being slowing raped.


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Students Forced To Do Business With HigherOne - This Is Wrong

AUTHOR: Trey - (United States of America)

HigherOne, The One The One Account The One World Order.  I am horrified and disgusted by our institutions of higher education in this country to allow our students to be subjected to this company.  I mean FORCING our students to be subjected to this company.


Students all across the country are being forced to receive the refunds from their student loans, grant and scholarship funds through debit cards issued to them for HigherOne Bank.


One of the arguments for institutions to go this route is the work and environmental issues associated with issuing paper checks. Odd, most institutions offer direct deposit to the students respective banks it is 2012.  


Go green?  Ok, well encourage students to go green by opening up a bank account at the local credit union (preferred) or bank if they dont already have a bank.  They are in college we should be teaching and supporting good financial habits.  Teaching them to be good consumers by assessing their needs and who offers what they need at the best price.    


We should also be supporting choice not martial banking law.  All consumers need to learn to assess financial options and make financial decisions not be served with no choice at all. 


If direct deposit to a students bank is not an option, then their refunds can be placed on a student issued, by the University, card that is similar to their student ID card, that can be taken to a community bank, or other banks that have indicated a willingness to honor, that will allow students access to their refunds electronically where they can be withdraw entirely or in increments as needed with no fee by showing proper ID and signing.  


The bank benefits from the student traffic and can offer students products the fair way.through marketing and consumer choice not force.


The worst thing about these colleges/universities doing business with HigherOne is that the student body is being told that they can get their funds directly deposited into their own financial institutions.  However, the catch is not without having them funneled through HigherOne first.


If the argument is green the schools just simply submitting wire transfer files through their bank is just as green.  Then their bank processes the file and funds are transferred per the file from the institution to the students prospective bank accounts.  


The student is informed of these electronic options as soon as they apply for financial aid and have their FASFA forms sent to the institutions they apply to as well as after they have been accepted.  


Informing students that they can either provide direct deposit information for their personal bank encouraging students to establish a financial institution if they dont already have one, establishing a joint account with a parent or someone else may be an option if a student cant establish one on their own,  or having the option of receiving their refunds through a school issued money card where no fees are assessed when they withdraw the funds from the banks that choose to be associated with the school.  This would not be a debit card and could only be used at the associated banks to withdraw funds and no where else as there are no fees. This last option would be the answer to replacing a paper check.    


The above paperless electronic options should be encouraged as the fastest, greenest, and most efficient way to receive refunds.  If none of those work for a particular student, then suck it up and issue a paper check.  


Far better than forcing college students into an agreement to do business with HigherOne with their federal student loans, grants, and scholarships.  It is beyond me that forcing anyone to do business with one particular institution is even legal!!  


Seriously, this burdensome paper check issue complaint is a bunch of garbage.  No institution needs to engage with HigherOne only to have students funds siphoned out from underneath them.  What does the school gain from this?  The student gains nothing and only loses.  Below is what the parasite organization of HigherOne gains from this.


From: newsinvestors.com 7/2011


In the first quarter of this year, for instance, OneAccount revenue totaled just under $42 million. That amounted to 81.7% of total revenue. Revenue from institutions paying for disbursement services was just $4.38 million, a mere 8.5% of total revenue.
Other services including the handling of online tuition payments accounted for 8.4% of total revenue.


82.7% of revenue from assessing fees on students student loan, grant and scholarship money? Students being forced to have their funds deposited with HigherOne and having to go through withdrawing in increments due to daily limits or being tempted to leave their funds where the institution put it and endure the dwindling of their livlihood.  The best part is a lot of this money is loan money being paid to HigherOne if fees that the student is paying interest on!!

From: http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/politics/2012/higher-turns-financial-aid-big-business/ 

Founded in 2000, Higher One now serves over 700 colleges nationwide. Over the past year, student accounts have risen by 31% to around 2 million students. Higher One acknowledges that Regulation E amendments limiting insufficient funds fees have slowed them down a bit this past year. Still, the company made the bulk of their earnings from account revenue, an umbrella category that includes interchange fees charged to retailers, as well as a plethora of fees levied on the students who use their products.
Yep, Higher One makes much of its money from banking fees, effectively taking millions of dollars of financial aid from the pockets of the poorest college students. When a student receives aid in excess of tuition, its refunded to him. Thats where Higher One comes in, acting as a financial aid clearinghouse.

This is the next big financial scandal for the United States.

So we advocate stealing from students, who will be indebted to the government for years anyway. We have all read the horror stories about having to pay back the loans for the degrees we are all told we have to have.  It does make you wonder why money for college is so easy to get and there is so much of it.  Ummmm and look who is profiting the most from it while students struggle to get and stay gainfully employed and pay back the money they borrowed for an education. 

At least allow free enterprise among the parasites and let them compete for the students money. That would result in better student fees associated with their money if they choose to have it sent to a bank.  These colleges and universities need to offer direct deposit to a students account, or engage with several institutions that will allow students to have their colleges money cards honored, or issue a paper check if need be!  My guess is most will choose direct deposit or a money card with no fee where they can just withdraw their funds.

I dont know how many of us would allow our employer to choose to issue us a debit card rather than provide direct deposit to our respective banks..makes you wonder if that is next.  Being forced to have all your funds funneled through one institution.  If this isnt OK for ushow are these schools getting away with it with student's money?

I have to applaud Texas Tech University where one of my children attended. The first year they had direct deposit options or paper checks.  My child chose direct deposit and within a few days of disbursement the funds were transferred to their personal checking account where we reside.  My student also opened a student account at Texas Tech Federal Credit Union to establish with a local bank.  


The second year student refunds were issued via HigherOne. What a nightmare!! Their third year Texas Tech chose to discontinue doing business with HigherOne.  Thats right, doing business with HigherOne was not in the best interest of their students.  


Texas Tech returned to the policy of direct deposit for students that provide their account information and check for those that dont.


Here is a Fee Schedule for HigherOne Accounts vs. My Credit Union


Pin Fee Higher One: .50
At checkout you selected "debit" and entered your Personal Identification Number (PIN), or a merchant processed your transaction as a PIN-less debit transaction even if you did not explicitly provide your PIN. 


I love this, even if you did not provide your PIN.  I have been dinged with this at the pump among other places.  So, HigherOne needs to stop with your ability to avoid this .50 fee as it is clearly stated here there are times you are not given that choice!!


Pin Fee My Credit Union: $.0


Non HigherOne ATM Use Fee: $2.50
Includes all withdrawals, inquiries, and declines. 
HigherOne ATMs are typically just on your campus.
Non My Credit Union ATM Fee: $1.00


HigherOne NSF Fee: $29.00 first item, $38.00 each item after one
My Credit Union NSF Fee: $24.00 They dont state an increased fee for more than one returned item.


HigherOne Card Replacement: $20.00
My Credit Union Card Replacement: No Charge (Used to be $10.00 currently no charge.)


HigherOne Deposited Item Return Fee: $7.00
My Credit Union Deposited Item Return Fee: $2.00


HigherOne Teller Check/Cashiers Check: $8.00
My Credit Union Teller Check/Cashiers Check: One free teller check a day in excess of 1 the charge is $1.00.  There is a $2.00 charge for a cashiers check.


You get the picture.  Students are being forced to do business with an institution that isnt even interested in providing the best possible fee structure for the individuals being forced to do business with them with student loan, scholarship and even more devastating grant money which is provided for the neediest of students.

I am currently in the process of changing careers and have returned to school which is why I have a personal association with this company.  


So now, my direct experience with HigherOne.  I disputed a charge where a merchant fraudulently ran my card for approximately 180.00 in excess of the agreed upon amount for a tire!!  As soon as I noticed the incorrect amount I contacted HigherOne.  Then the merchant.  I submitted my dispute in writing.  After doing business with this merchant and having this occur I researched the merchant online only to find a multitude of complaints ranging from fraud, to theft, as well as having an F rating with the Better Business Bureau and a few bouts with local police. All of this information was provided to HigherOne along with my dispute.  


HigherOne responded with the need for additional information which was also provided back to them in writing.  This was responded to with another request for additional information which was also provided to them in writing.  This dispute was presented over 30 days ago.  I was just informed that because I gave my card to the merchant to process the charge there was nothing they could do about it.  I would have to take it up with the merchant. I had already presented to HigherOne that the merchant was contacted and would not honor the transaction by correcting the charge.


HigherOne was provided 3 written statements with details from me inclusive of links regarding the company as well as proof that other customers were not successful in working out disputes with this company which is why they had an F rating with the Better Business Bureau and the link to the BBB was provided as well.  Basically, there is nothing they can do? 


Of course, I will be escalating to corporate.  I am an older than average student.  However, can you imagine your 18 or 19 year old student taking having to engage with this institution for restitution of an unauthorized amount being charged?  How infuriating.  


I have never had one issue with my bank regarding fraudulent or unauthorized charges being removed (Not that I have had the issue often.) after providing evidence they were not authorized.  They didnt leave them there because they said it was my fault I provided my debit card number, bank account information or handed them the card for a transaction.  


This is great though. this is one of the benefits students are offered with this company listed under the no additional fees section. MasterCard Zero Liability Protection paid for by HigherOne. That should tip anyone off right there that his is actually worth NOTHING!!


This is how the benefit is presented:


MasterCard Zero Liability Protection Provided by Higher One: Signature Debit MasterCard transactions where you select "credit" when making a purchase are covered by the MasterCard Zero Liability Policy provided by Higher One. MasterCard Zero Liability policy means you are eligible for protection against fraudulent purchases made with your card when you report a card theft promptly. Learn more about terms and details of the Zero Liability policy provided by Higher One.


OK.this is for transactions where you select credit when making a purchase.  Then it says that the Laibility policy means you are only protected from fraudulent purchase made with your card when you report theft?  So, this has nothing to do with you swiping your card and choosing credit. There is no protection for overcharges or fraudulent charges associated with that.  Their liability is only for charges that occur if you report the card stolen and only if you do it promptly.  It is under the Learn More link that you actually learn more about what this is.  


Zero Liability Protection for Lost & Stolen Cards


Have peace of mind knowing that the financial institution that issued your U.S. MasterCard card won't hold you responsible for "unauthorized purchases." Zero liability applies to purchases made in the store, over the telephone or made online. As a MasterCard cardholder you will not be responsible in the event of unauthorized purchases provided that the following preconditions are met:
Your account is in good standing.
You have exercised reasonable care in safeguarding your card from any unauthorized use**. Unauthorized use means that you did not provide, directly, by implication or otherwise, the right to use your card and you received no benefit from the "unauthorized" purchase. 
(** Failure to register certain cards will be considered as not safeguarding your card.)
You have not reported two or more unauthorized events in the past 12 months.
Zero Liability does not apply to MasterCard cards 
(i) issued for commercial, business or agricultural purposes, except for MasterCard commercial cards used for small businesses as listed on www.mastercardbusiness.com; or 
(ii) if a PIN for a debit transaction is used for the unauthorized purchase.


They provide it for free because it cost them nothing.  If you report your card stolen promptly it will be cancelled, most likely, before it can be used.  The operative word no doubt is promptly as if it is lost or stolen and goes undetected by you and does get used, the world promptly will be used to hold you responsible. 


I provided my card, but not for the amount the merchant charged to my card.  I was denied my dispute based on the fact that I provided my card.  None of the other documentation provided was utilized in HigherOne making their decision or this would not have been the case.  This is exactly what was provided to me.


Thank you for contacting Customer Care. We have investigated your disputed transaction based on the information provided. A decision was reached after reviewing all of the available facts in a sincere attempt to help resolve the error reported on your account. Though we wish the outcome were different, the investigation indicates that no error occurred and regrettably, that we must deny the claim. 


Below are specific facts that resulted in this decision: 


- Based on the form submitted, it was reported that you gave your card information to the merchant. By doing so, the merchant obtained your authorization to process the transaction according to their terms and conditions. 


In a case such as this whereby the merchant received an authorization for the transaction, we would like to recommend that you contact them directly to resolve the matter.


Our customers depend on us for the highest level of customer satisfaction and we are committed to providing the superior service you deserve and expect. We regret that we were unable to resolve this matter in your favor.


I am a little bit more experienced than the average student with banking policies given the number of years I have been banking and managing a home and I have been subject to unwanted HigherOne fees even after reading disclosures and doing my best to avoid them.  


Also, as you can see, the merchant can do whatever they want with your card even if it is fraudulent and HigherOne will provide you no protection regardless the documentation presented.  I believe their HigherOne Zero Liability policy provided for free is a good name for it as what it means is that HigherOne will provide ZERO protection therefore THEY have ZERO liability not you!!  


I have for a fact experienced this situation one other time a few years ago and it was taken care of by my bank that day.  No three separate detailed reports requested. 


Please petition your congressmen and congresswomen to disallow HigherOne to be the institution your students are forced to have to deal with.  No one should be forced to deal with this fee schedule, customer service, and no protection of your funds, least of all with funds as needed as grant, scholarship and student loan money.  No one should be forced to deal with a business period!!  If HigherOne doesnt steal desperately needed student funds with fees the merchants students have to deal with can steal your funds by processing more than they are entitled for a charge, yet HigherOne will tell you they are entitled as you gave them your card to pay for the purchase!!


Students, please petition your school to drop HigherOne.  Please write to your congressmen and congresswomen regarding this issue. 


Freedom of choice and to not be forced to do business with anyone we dont choose with OUR funds, funds as precious as grants, scholarships and student loans seems pretty much something that should not be stolen from me. 


My school will not provide refunds any other way so something has to be done.  


If Texas Tech can just say no to HigherOne I am sure they are not the only school out there smart enough to figure out it is about the students and what is best for them not the banks!!!  


Move over Bank of America you just met your match and they are quickly leaving you in the dust!!!
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AUTHOR: TG101 - (United States of America)

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HCC Sucks Always has and Always Will

AUTHOR: K - (U.S.A.)

I reported my card stolen the company refuses to take action and has alowed funds to be debitted from my account and they refuse to uphold their zero liability policy. I was then forced to close my account and the company refuses to release my remaining funds in order for me to withdraw them and completely close the account. I returned merchandise to a company and Higher One, Inc says that this is not good enough. They state that they will be holding my funds until 7/8/08, although the company involved has told them that I did indeed return all merchandise and that they will not be charging this account.

The company also informed them that they could dispute the charges and they would immediately take off any hold that they have on the account in order for the account to be closed. However Higher One, Inc refuses to cooperate and abide by their own policy. Thier policy states that any pending transactions will be released back into the account after three business days. They state that they have a right to hold my funds for any length of time that they wish to hold them. There policy also states that they have a Zero Liability policy and they refuse to abide by those policies as well.

I have contacted the President and VP of this financial institution Miles Lasiter CEO, Barbara Luster VP, Kathy Clark Director of Banking, Charlie Jones Senior VP and all others in between; and nothing has been done. I have even contacted The Frost National Bank which is the bank that actually holds the funds and still nothing has been done about this problem.

I have now filed complaints against the bank and the financial services company with the FDIC, FTC, OCC, BBB, and the Attorney General's offices in each state that they do business in. This company is affiliated with processing student refunds for colleges. If anybody is attending a college or university and they use this company I advise you to not have any money processed through this company or any of its affiliates because they will take your money and not allow you access to the money and will make your life a living hell.

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AUTHOR: acolvin - (USA)

Alas, I was not able to bring the Higher One finanicial rape matter to the assembly floor during the New Business portion of the GA meeting earlier this month; there just wasn't time. In the meanwhile, I'm doing research on this company in terms of how many complaints they've received. Thhus far, I am aghast at the very raw, preliminary results.

In their corporate hometown of New haven, CT, for example, the BBB there has been bombarded with complaints of this company and, as recently as 2005, students at Portland State U. staged a massive protest (ending with the obligatory storming of the prez's office,) in objection to their school going with Higher One. Further, student newspapers across the country are already highlighting emerging troubles with this company which was begun -- you guessed it -- by 3 Yale students. HigherOne has tried to counter all the negative press with some hokey PDF flyers passed off as "case studies," but they are thinly veiled propoganda sheets.

I am most surprised by the fact that I have yet to come acoss any positive data from students, which is significant because this financial service targets this group almost exclusivly. All of  the available online data is, without exception, negative.

This trend tends to suggest that A.) I am not hysterical and, B.) something is very wrong.

When I complete my research I plan to present it either online to the SGA website or as handouts at a GA meeting.

 

 

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Your math is still not correct...

AUTHOR: Karen - (USA)

No matter how you look at it, you neglected to account for the purchase of 54.34, which should've been deducted from your check register the same day you made a purchase.  Even when you had 51.44 in your account, there still wasn't enough to cover the 54.34 purchase.  Once you run your card, that money is gone, it doesn't matter how long of a hold was placed on it.  Merchants frequently hold purchases for extended amounts of time.  You spent money you didn't have & unfortunately, you have to pay for it.   Keep a check register & don't overspend & I guarantee you, you won't have this issue.   
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Still not enough...

AUTHOR: Robert - (U.S.A.)

So you started with $870 and on 10/7 you showed you had $60.94.

Okay IF your available balance was $60.94 on 10/7 and the ONLY thing that came through was $9.50 then yes there is no way you should have an overdraft fee.  If this is the case then yes the bank made an error and needs to fix it.  However, that is not the case because of what you wrote later. 

Now a 4th grader could see that the new balance should be 51.94

Only if that 4th grader forgot to enter the $54.34 transaction in their register.  Otherwise they would see that their balance was actually -$3.00 which is overdrawn, ($60.94 - $54.34 - $9.50).

Why? Higher One deliberatly withheld posting it, until my balance was low enough to generate an INF fee.

This "theory" comes up every now and then.  So just how do they see the future and know that you will eventually overdraft if they delay posting this?

Since there is still some detail missing it does appear this comes down to again a person not managing their account.  Because it does not matter how a bank posts transactions, if you don't go overdrawn it does not matter. 

In all seriousness, you may want your Student Government to think about providing classes on how to handle a bank account.  That will do a lot more good(and save you a lot more money), than the people who will come here and tell you that you did nothing wrong.  Or that the banks are "evil" and banks days are numbered.

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AUTHOR: acolvin - (USA)

Last night I spend two hours going line-by-line in my account and wrote out the entire calculation. The account begins with $870.xx) On 10/7 there was a $60.94 balance, against which I made a $9.50 purchase. Now a 4th grader could see that the new balance should be  51.94. (60.44 - 9.50 =  51.44) But, instead, Higher One decided this was an overdraft and hit me with a $29.00 INF creating a false balance of $22.44 causing the next items they posted to bounce, thereby generating new INF fees.

How? (here's where they took the posts out-of-sequence.) Against that newly created balance of $22.44 (based on the illegitimate INF fee) they posted a $54.34 purchase that was almost 14 days old. The only item, I might add, which had not (mystereously) cleared within 48 hours as every single other item had.) Why? Higher One deliberatly withheld posting it, until my balance was low enough to generate an INF fee.

I recently joined my school's Student Government Assoc, and have already met with one of the Associations VPs and will be bringing this company's practice to the floor at our next assembly. When I showed her my data she was stunned and I told her I wanted to take a poll at our next assemble to see how many of our members have experienced this. I have a feeling many have. I think HCC needs to know what this vendor is up to perhaps recind their contract. Students' financial welfare is at stake.

So, no, you snide prick, it's not my "new math." It your old math, which Higher One is using to steal our money.

Do I plan to contact Higher One? Yes. Just making sure I have them clearly in my crosshairs.

 

 

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AUTHOR: acolvin - (USA)

Last night I spend two hours going line-by-line in my account and wrote out the entire calculation. The account begins with $870.xx) On 10/7 there was a $60.94 balance, against which I made a $9.50 purchase. Now a 4th grader could see that the new balance should be  51.94. (60.44 - 9.50 =  51.44) But, instead, Higher One decided this was an overdraft and hit me with a $29.00 INF creating a false balance of $22.44 causing the next items they posted to bounce, thereby generating new INF fees.

How? (here's where they took the posts out-of-sequence.) Against that newly created balance of $22.44 (based on the illegitimate INF fee) they posted a $54.34 purchase that was almost 14 days old. The only item, I might add, which had not (mystereously) cleared within 48 hours as every single other item had.) Why? Higher One deliberatly withheld posting it, until my balance was low enough to generate an INF fee.

I recently joined my school's Student Government Assoc, and have already met with one of the Associations VPs and will be bringing this company's practice to the floor at our next assembly. When I showed her my data she was stunned and I told her I wanted to take a poll at our next assemble to see how many of our members have experienced this. I have a feeling many have. I think HCC needs to know what this vendor is up to perhaps recind their contract. Students' financial welfare is at stake.

So, no, you snide prick, it's not my "new math." It your old math, which Higher One is using to steal our money.

Do I plan to contact Higher One? Yes. Just making sure I have them clearly in my crosshairs.

 

 

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Please Explain...

AUTHOR: Robert - (U.S.A.)

Because "Higher One" orders the transactions out of the sequence in which they occur and then posts them, overdrafts fees -- to the tune of $35.00 each -- are automatically generated. Already, my account is $145.00 overdrawn -- $90.00 of which represents 3 overdraft fees! When I do the math, the account started with $870.00, in September but the total amount of transactions are less than that amount.

Since you are in college hopefully you can explain this new math of yours.  So please can you(and I don't mean anyone else) explain how if you start with $870 and you are saying you never spent more than that.  How can they re-sequence the transactions to cause you to spend more than $870..We'll wait.

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