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Student-loan borrowers just got 2 extra months to benefit from a temporary debt relief reform

Student-loan borrowers now have until June 30 to consolidate their loans and get the one-time account adjustments, moving closer to forgiveness. Getty ImagesThe Education Department extended the deadline for student-loan borrowers .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2024

A key phase in Biden"s new student-loan forgiveness plan has wrapped up, bringing borrowers one step closer to relief. But pushback is brewing.

The public comment period for Biden's new student-loan forgiveness plan is over, meaning implementation for the debt relief is inching closer. US President Joe Biden.Scott .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 26th, 2024

Elizabeth Warren says the government should fire student loan servicer Navient, which should fire its CEO

Sen. Elizabeth Warren held a hearing Wednesday on student debt relief, and she lit into Navient's CEO on investigations of misleading its borrowers. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Drew Angerer/Getty Imag.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 13th, 2021

: 1 million borrowers ‘ignored by Washington’ now eligible for COVID-related pause on student debt and collections

Millions of federal student-loan borrowers are still ineligible for COVID-19 era relief......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 31st, 2021

: Biden administration to cancel $1 billion in student-loan debt held by scammed borrowers

Borrowers who requested loan forgiveness but got only partial relief under former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will have their debts wiped away......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2021

The COVID-19 relief package includes a hidden benefit for student-loan borrowers that could save thousands in tax payments on loans that have been forgiven

The COVID-19 relief package includes a hidden benefit for student-loan borrowers that could save thousands in tax payments on loans that have been forgiven.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2021

The COVID relief package includes a hidden benefit for student loan borrowers that could save thousands in tax payments on loans that have been forgiven

The Student Loan Tax Relief Act is making its way th.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 9th, 2021

What you need to know about debt relief on student loans

FAQ on relief provisions for student loan borrowers under the Cares Act......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2020

What you need to know about debt relief on student loans

FAQ on relief provisions for student loan borrowers under the CARES Act......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2020

Borrowers can pause their student-loan debt payments for two months, Trump says

Borrower advocates say pausing payments temporarily just ‘kicks the can down the road.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2020

Personal Finance Daily: Thousands of scammed student-loan borrowers filed claims for debt relief — the feds haven’t approved any in over a year and beware, the IRS is eyeing your inherited money

Wednesday’s top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2019

Thousands of scammed student-loan borrowers filed claims for debt relief — the feds haven’t approved any in over a year

That’s according to data from the agency obtained by Democratic Senator Patty Murray’s office......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2019

How much student-loan debt forgiveness would have a real impact? $10K per borrower, according to new analysis

A new analysis indicates that a relatively small amount of debt relief would affect a large group of borrowers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2019

Forgiving $10,000 in student-loan debt would help some borrowers more than others

A new analysis indicates that a relatively small amount of debt relief would affect a large group of borrowers.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2019

Lawsuit alleges ‘gross mismanagement’ of student-loan forgiveness by the Department of Education

This is the latest case to say borrowers are not getting the debt-relief they deserve......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2019

This trivia app claims to help people with student debt. Players say it"s expensive and risky

Billed as a community that bands together to crowdfund the payoff of people's student debt, the Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2019

This trivia app claims to help people with student debt. Players say it"s expensive and risky

Billed as a community that bands together to crowdfund the payoff of people's student debt, the Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2019

Student-loan borrowers are using their vacation days to pay off their debt

This new employee benefit lets workers trade in their paid time off......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

Student loan borrowers are using their vacation days to pay off their debt

This new employee benefit lets workers trade in their paid time off......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

Soon more borrowers will be able to use vacation days to pay off student-loan debt

It’s an added twist to an increasingly popular employee benefit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2019

How the government could forgive your student loans

The Department of Education has issued directions for some student loan borrowers who work in public service jobs to reapply for a second chance at debt relief if they were previously rejected......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 24th, 2018