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’m wondering if you can talk me through if I’m going to actually get Public Service Loan Forgiveness. I’ve seen a lot in the news about people getting denied and I’m worried.   Only about 1% of the borrowers who applied have had loans forgiven under Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). That’s enough to […]

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I work at a non-profit and I’m getting payment from my employer totaling $10,000 over 5 years in the Tuitionio program. I’m currently repaying under the extended graduated repayment plan. My question is about student loan forgiveness given I work for a non-profit. I heard that if you do the required payment plan based on […]

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Campus Progress, an organization dedicated to helping “young people to promote progressive solutions to key political and social challenges,” is taking on student loan interest rates. In a recent article titled It’s Our Interest: The Need to Reduce Student Loan Interest Rates, the organization discusses that although interest rates are at historic lows, in-debt student […]

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It seems sometimes that special interest legislation for pet projects and personal preferences of Congressional members is out of hand. In these cases, there is a disconnect between what’s good for Congress compared to the needs of taxpayers. But when it comes to student loans,  a new report reveals that many members of Congress have […]

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In 2013 the Bush tax cuts will expire and a great deal of federal spending will be cut as a result of the Budget Control Act of 2011. The result is expected to be a dramatic decrease in the national debt by about 70% over the next ten years or so. However, in the meantime […]

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