Tag: student loan forgiveness

More borrowers may qualify for public service loan forgiveness

Posted on April 4th, 2018

A new bill passed by Congress will make it easier for student loan borrowers to qualify for student loan forgiveness, CNBC reports.

The bill gives the Department of Education $350 million to offer forgiveness to student loan borrowers who meet all requirements for public service loan forgiveness except that they were enrolled in graduated or extended repayment plans, which were ineligible for relief.

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U.S. to forgive at least $108 billion in student debt in coming years

Posted on December 12th, 2016

Good news for student loan borrowers burdened with debt: the U.S. is on pace to forgive at least $108 billion in student debt over the next 10-20 years, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

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New York’s new student loan forgiveness program

Posted on January 4th, 2016

Finding a job right after graduating can be tough. And for graduates with student debt, there’s added pressure to find a job and make enough money to afford student loan payments once their grace period has ended.

Luckily for college graduates in New York state, there’s a new student loan forgiveness program that makes it easier for them to adjust to life after college–without having to repay their student loans.

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How to (legally) avoid paying your student loans

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Not paying your student loans can have some serious consequences, including a lowered credit score and having your wages garnished.

But what if there was a way to avoid paying your student loans with no repercussions?

Actually, there is–if you quality for a student loan forgiveness program.

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Parents of deceased borrowers shouldn’t have to pay student loans

Posted on August 4th, 2014

Dealing with the death of a child is difficult enough. But the financial stress of having to repay the child’s student loans can make such a tragic event that much more difficult to bear.

This is a heartbreaking reality for the Mason family, and many others who face the terrible tragedy of losing a child with student loans, according to a recent CNN Money story.

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Death, taxes, and student loans?

Posted on March 25th, 2013

Ben Franklin once said that the only things that are certain are death and taxes. In today’s world, you can add student loans to that list. Too good to be true Imagine finding out that all your student loans were forgiven and you don’t have to pay your lender another cent. You’d be ecstatic, right? […]

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