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ABA Lawsuit: A Non-Update

Well, it looks like the ABA lawsuit is crawling along still. The last filing was in early March 2018, where the ABA was urging the court to hurry up schedule a status conference or alternatively, oral argument. The ABA also more »

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It’s Here! Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF)

See official ED link here: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service/temporary-expanded-public-service-loan-forgiveness Press release here: https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-announces-opportunity-federal-student-loan-borrowers-be-reconsidered-public-service-loan-forgiveness The unlucky ones are now in luck! There’s a limited, temporary PSLF for those who were on the wrong repayment plan. If you have applied for PSLF, but you were denied PSLF more »

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New PSLF Provision For Borrowers on Wrong Repayment Plan

President Donald Trump signed the spending bill on Friday March 23, 2018, which includes a new PSLF provision that allows some borrowers who were on the wrong repayment plan to have a second chance to apply for PSLF. Finally a more »

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Update on ABA lawsuit against Department of Education

The lawsuit has taken an interesting turn with the ABA asserting the court should take judicial notice of 3 e-mails between FedLoan Servicing employees. These emails were obtained under FOIA requests and apparently, took 2 years and a court order more »

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ABA Argues Edits of ECF and PSLF Forms Require Judicial Review

If you look carefully at the Employment Certification Form and PSLF Forgiveness Form, you will notice a few changes: 1. Not-for-profit organizations that are not tax-exempt under 501c3 now have a “primary purpose” requirement (see page 2, Q13 of ECF more »

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