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Extension of Student Loan Repayment Pause

Good news for PSLF! President Biden has extended the student loan repayment pause, probably in response to the courts holding up the 10K/20K forgiveness. If the 10K/20K forgiveness “program has not been implemented and the litigation has not been resolved more »

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Dept of Education Announces New PSLF Improvements

On October 25, 2022, the Department of Education announced one-time and permanent improvements to PSLF. The permanent improvements will be reflected in the updated PSLF regulations, set to be published fully on November 1, 2022. For now, we have the more »

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Take ACTION by October 31, 2022! PSLF Waiver if (1) You’ve Never Submitted PSLF or ECF Application and/or (2) Can Consolidate to Receive Largest Payment Count From Consolidated Loans

(1) Never submitted a PSLF or ECF Form/Application? YOU NEED TO ACT NOW: How to Qualify Find out if your employment is eligible by checking our PSLF employer search. If your employer is eligible or is “likely ineligible” (which means their eligibility more »

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Student Loan Repayments Pause Extended Until August 31, 2022

After many rumors swirling, the Department of Education has announced today, April 6, 2022, that the student loan repayment pause will be extended once again. This continues the pause that began in March 2020, marking over two years of pause: more »

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Student Loan Repayment Paused Until May 1, 2022

Good news for borrowers! President Biden has extended the pause on student loan repayment until May 1, 2022. Previously, the pause was set to end on January 1, 2022. According to the White House press statement released on December 22, more »

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COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Pause Extended Until January 31, 2022

Today, August 6, 2021, President Biden announced the pause on federal student loan repayments “one final time until January 31, 2022.” The key words may be “one final time,” so borrowers should plan accordingly. Biden’s statement reasons that this gives more »

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PSLF Complaints & Comments

The Department of Education is asking for your help on how to improve PSLF. They want your comments about COVID-19 affecting PSLF and how they can improve PSLF for you. Specifically, they want to know: Public Service & Student Debt more »

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COVID-19: PSLF Forgiveness and Eligibility

The COVID-19 relief measures have helped student borrowers save money during the suspended payment period beginning March 13, 2020- September 30, 2021. But what if your PSLF forgiveness period occurs during COVID-19 suspension? You hit the 120 monthly payments for more »

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COVID-19: Refunds for Payments During Suspension

Did you make a student loan payment during March 13, 2020 to September 30, 2021? You didn’t need to and could receive a refund! Under several COVID-19 relief measures, the suspension of payments was scheduled to last from March 13, more »

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3 Possible Areas of Student Loan Forgiveness

During the US Senate Committee on Heath, Education, Labor & Pensions hearing for the nomination of James Kvaal to serve as Undersecretary of Education on April 15, 2021, we saw a few Congress members ask Mr. Kvaal questions about the more »

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