The temporary student loan relief included in the CARES Act has been extended through the end of the year. An executive order signed August 8th extended the relief provisions through 12/31/2020. Federal student loan relief is stretching out to cover nine months which means it’s important to think about the impact it has on your […]

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This article is provides clear tips for loan forgiveness options for teachers. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic teachers switched from classroom to distance education in a matter of weeks. The new school year is looming and the safety of bringing students back in person is a major source of concern for both educators and students. The […]

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International students have fewer student loan options to pay for U.S. institutions than citizens. That means unless you’re a qualifying non-citizen eligible for federal student loans you will likely need private loans. Repayment of international student loans has similar limitations as many U.S. lending institutions don’t refinance these loans. This article is worth the read […]

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Please  note an executive order signed 08/08/2020 continues the student loan relief through 12/31/2020. This article has been updated to reflect the new expiration date of specific relief measures.   The CARES Act offers temporary student loan relief for millions of federal student loan borrowers. An executive order signed 8/8/20 extends the relief through the […]

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Please  note an executive order signed 08/08/2020 continues the student loan relief through 12/31/2020. This article has been updated to reflect the new expiration date of specific relief measures.   Before coronavirus, 1 in 10 federal student loan borrowers were in default. Paying student loans during cornavirus is harder than ever. Thankfully, the CARES Act […]

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Please  note an executive order signed 08/08/2020 continues the student loan relief through 12/31/2020. We updated the article to reflect the new expiration date of specific relief measures.   The CARES Act passed March 27th, 2020. The stimulus package provides relief during this challenging time. The good news is that the CARES Act includes help […]

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I got a notice that my income tax refund is going to be intercepted to repay my defaulted student loans. How can I keep this from happening?   The Department of Education has many tools to collect payment on defaulted student loans.  One of the common methods used to collect on defaulted federal student loans […]

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I have a $65,000 in federal student loans. I’ve heard there’s a way to get loan forgiveness after 20 years. Can you talk to me about what that is?   Federal student loans are all potentially eligible for forgiveness after 20 to 25 years of payments on one of the four income-driven repayment plans. I […]

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Hi, I’ve been working full-time for a non-profit and making payments on my Direct Consolidation Loan under an income-driven repayment plan since 2016. How do I track the progress I’ve made toward PSLF?   Public Service Loan Forgiveness, or PSLF, is a federal loan forgiveness option. It forgives the remaining balance of Federal Direct Loans […]

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