The temporary student loan relief included in the CARES Act has been extended through 1/31/2021. The extension helps address borrower concerns during the transition of the Biden administration.  Federal student loan relief will now stretch ten months. This article is a quick reminder of the temporary relief initiatives.   How are borrowers being given temporary […]

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The first step of tackling your student loan debt is to know who your student loan servicer is. A student loan servicer is the company in charge of helping you repay your student loans. Your servicer website is where you make payments and contains important details about your loans.  Many borrowers have more than one […]

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You can apply for financial aid for the 2021 – 2022 academic year now! It might be hard to believe but the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available on Oct 1st, 2020 and can be submitted any time before the end of the award year. The award year officially runs from July […]

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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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