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PSLF Non-Payments Count for Trump’s Executive Order

On August 21, 2020, Secretary DeVos has “directed Federal Student Aid (FSA) to extend the student loan relief to borrowers initiated by the President and Secretary in March 2020 through December 31, 2020.” This means that borrowers will continue to more »

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PSLF: Victory for Religious Organizations

The Department of Education has issued Final Regulations on August 13, 2020, which will allow PSLF applicants to count their hours spent on religious activities: “The Department has removed proposed § 685.219(c)(4), which would have prohibited PSLF applicants from counting hours more »

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Coronavirus & PSLF

SEE UPDATED POST: http://www.holdfasttodreams.org/update-coronavirus-pslf/ With President Trump’s announcement on March 13, 2020, that interest would be waived on all federally held student loans and borrowers could request emergency forbearance, what does this mean for PSLF? (TL;DR: If you want PSLF more »

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ABA Settles With Dept of Education: All Full-Time ABA Employees Qualify For PSLF

Read on below for all the information from the ABA website. Hopefully this means the Department of Education will stop creating new PSLF “rules” without going through the proper legal changes such as regulations passed via Congress. We want to more »

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Good News For PSLF: ABA Victory Against Department of Education

On February 22, 2019, the District Court issued its opinion, finding the “U.S. Department of Education changed its interpretation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness regulation, it did not adhere to notice standards mandated under the Administrative Procedure Act, and those more »

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