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You Can Apply for REPAYE Now!

The Department of Education has officially released REPAYE as the newest addition to the Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) Plan family. Read below for more information on the differences between REPAYE and other IDR Plans. You can apply online (StudentLoans.gov) or by more »

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Final Regulations for REPAYE Issued

On Oct. 27, 2015, the Department of Education issued a final regulation establishing a new income-driven repayment plan, the Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) Plan. The REPAYE Plan will be available to borrowers starting in mid-December 2015. Let’s take 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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Review: What’s Really Going to Happen With REPAYE?

Repeatedly throughout the draft rules of REPAYE (see our previous post here), the Department of Education states the desire to establish a “new widely available income-contingent repayment plan targeted to the neediest borrowers.” It becomes clear from the draft rules, more »

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Draft Rules for the New Repayment Plan REPAYE: Effect on PSLF

  On July 9, 2015, the draft rules on the newest repayment plan, REPAYE, were published (http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-07-09/pdf/2015-16623.pdf). The rules that affect PSLF, as discussed in our previous post (http://www.holdfasttodreams.org/repaye-compared-to-ibr-and-paye-for-pslf/) , are: “[P]ayments made under the alternative repayment plan would not more »

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