- 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 by June 30, 2023 – payments will resume 60 days after that.” This means $0 ...
- 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 press release and fact sheet for details.
One More Chance
Because the one-time account adjustment will ...
- 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 is undetermined), but you believe the employer qualifies, your next step is to consolidate your loans.
(SKIP if ...
- 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:
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced an extension of the pause on student loan ...
- 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, 2022, the “Administration is extending the pause on federal student loan repayments for an additional ...
- 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 student borrowers more breathing room as the economy recovers:
“On my first day in office in ...
- 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
1. What are the direct and indirect effects of student debt on America’s public service workforce?
2. What ...
- 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 PSLF! Does COVID-19 suspension affect your PSLF application? Let’s take a look at the responses ...
- 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, 2020, through at least Sept. 30, 2021.
How can I tell if my loan payments have ...
- 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 Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. We’ve learned that the 3 areas of possible student ...