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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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Trump Executive Order

UPDATE: see our latest post: http://www.holdfasttodreams.org/pslf-non-payments-count-for-trumps-executive-order/ President Donald Trump has issued an executive order today (August 8, 2020; see https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/memorandum-continued-student-loan-payment-relief-covid-19-pandemic/) which has extended the previous student loan relief issued on March 20, 2020. The executive order will: “[P]rovide such deferments more »

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President Trump’s Budget Proposal & PSLF

Even though we receive a leaked preview of President Trump’s Budget Proposal and the proposed changes to PSLF, we were missing this key provision see in the actual text of the proposal, which was released today May 23, 2017: “All more »

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President Trump and Future of PSLF

Since President Trump has been in office, we have seen a rise in concerns of the future PSLF. We do not believe PSLF will be retroactively eliminated, for a number of reasons, some of which we blogged about earlier. We more »

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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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