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Presidential Candidates Trump and Clinton on Student Loans

We’re seeing new developments on the student loan front with the presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Donald Trump made his most detailed comments on student loans yet during a speech in Ohio. “Under more »

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Student Loans: Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton

UPDATE: Take a look at our new post on the positions of the presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Let’s take a giant, semi-blind leap forward and take a guess at what would happen to student loans if either more »

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REPAYE Compared to IBR and PAYE For PSLF

REPAYE is the new repayment plan that’s been in the works, expected to be available in late-2015. So should you expect to change your income-drive repayment plan to REPAYE? Let’s take a look at REPAYE in the context of PSLF. more »

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President Obama’s Student Aid Bill of Rights

On March 10, 2015, President Obama issued and signed a “Student Aid Bill of Rights.” Improvements and changes include: (1) a state-of-the-art complaint system to ensure quality service and accountability for the Department of Education, its contractors, and colleges, (2) more »

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Our Comment on PAYE Proposed Regulations: “Auto-PAYE”

On December 19, 2014, the Department published a notice in the Federal Register  announcing a “negotiated rulemaking committee to: (1) prepare proposed regulations to establish a new Pay as You Earn repayment plan for those not covered by the existing more »

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