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President-Elect Donald Trump on Student Loans

We wanted to compile our previous posts on Donald Trump’s student loan positions below. Check back for updates.   Donald Trump on Income-Based Repayment (IBR) and Loan Forgiveness On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Donald Trump made his most detailed comments more »

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Tracking PSLF: Now on Paper Statements

As we mentioned before, keeping track of PSLF payments just got easier. The PSLF qualifying payments now appear on your paper statements. Here’s a scanned, redacted copy of what it looks like:   The PSLF number on the statement lists 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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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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Senate Fails to Pass Elizabeth Warren’s Student Loan Refinancing Proposal

As predicted earlier, Elizabeth Warren’s student loan bill failed to garner enough votes to pass. The 56-38 vote on the refinancing proposal was close but lacked the 60 votes needed to overcome a Republican filibuster. The bill would have allowed more »

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