Dan Tschirgi, Lohman Dear Editor, The president’s plan to cancel student loans has many concerns beyond $300 billion to $600 billion in unrestricted deficit spending, unless that’s no longer an issue like the border plan was. $20 billion from Trump. The current system of public loans for higher education, manyRead More →

STEVE ROSEN Content Agency Tribune My stance on President Joe Biden’s plan to wipe the slate clean for borrowers on billions of dollars in federal student loan debt: I don’t like it. I understand why there are many arguments in favor of the White House plan. But, like many readers,Read More →

Shape load | E+ | Getty Images When the income cap can confuse married couples However, there may be troubled situations for married couples depending on their income. For example, say one spouse earns $150,000 but the other spouse earns $60,000. They are eligible for a rebate based on theirRead More →

(NerdWallet) – The much-anticipated announcement of President Biden’s federal student loan cancellation last month created as many questions as it answered, prompting at least one major manager’s website loans to crash as borrowers scrambled to check their eligibility. What’s clear: Individuals earning less than $125,000 and couples filing jointly earningRead More →

Student borrowers in New York State should be aware of potential debt relief scams as the federal government moves to award up to $20,000 in debt forgiveness, the state said Friday. Governor Kathy Hochul. “New Yorkers work hard for every dollar they earn, and the student loan forgiveness plan willRead More →

On September 9, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Pass New Regulations and Amend Current Regulations Implementing the Student Loan Servicing Act (law), which provides for the licensing, regulation and oversight of student loan servicers by DFPI (formerly the DepartmentRead More →

Politicians deliberately use the word “forgiveness” when talking about what they do for student loans because it sounds magnanimous. The reality is very different. Myth #1: Student loan forgiveness costs taxpayers nothing because the loaned money has already been spent. Imagine a student is supposed to repay $10,000 in fiveRead More →

Democrats’ plan looks like a short-term solution to a long-term problem My party, against my beliefs, announced a student loan cancellation plan (“Biden cancels some student loan debt,” page A1, August 25). Inflate. My question is: What now? Will we start again in two years, four years? Instead of thisRead More →

On Wednesday, President Biden announced a sweeping student loan forgiveness measure that is expected to benefit 95% of federal borrowers. However, many borrowers wonder if they qualify and what this means for their long-term finances. Here’s everything you need to know about Biden’s loan forgiveness plan, who’s eligible and howRead More →

Marc Franke Politicians used to “encourage” citizens’ affirmative votes by tapping casks of whiskey on polling stations. The stakes are higher these days, as our representatives in Washington DC are thinking much bigger both in dollars and in voters. The other difference is that these casks of whiskey came outRead More →

Document with student loan waiver title. Getty Images/iStockphoto Student loan borrowers can finally get an answer on student loan forgiveness. President Biden is would have is expected to make an announcement on Wednesday, with many speculating it could be related to his student loan cancellation plan. “I’m looking at doingRead More →

Student loan repayments resume in ten days unless President Joe Biden announces further relief. His education secretary again said a decision would come first, but did not say what it would be. On Sunday, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press and was asked if another extensionRead More →

If you’re one of the 43 million borrowers in the United States with student loan debt, you might be paying more attention to the headlines lately. With tuition fees rising steadily over the past decade, the national student loan debt has soared to $1.75 trillion, an increase of $1 trillionRead More →

There are several reasons why a private student loan can be beneficial. Franziska and Tom Werner/Getty Images Over 43 million Americans have student loans. According to a 2021 report from MeasureOne, the majority of those loans — about 93% of an estimated $1.7 trillion in total US student debt —Read More →

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Ministers have stepped in to further limit the amount of interest charged on English student loans, after rates rose more slowly than expected. The Westminster government announced in June that it was capping the maximum interest rate on student debt at 7.3%, rather than the standard Retail Price Index (RPI)Read More →

California has a number of formal acts in law. Section 3, Part 4, Title 1.6C.15 of the Civil Code provides the Private Student Loan Recovery Reform Act, found in Sections 1788.200 through 1788.211. Title 1.6C.15 was added in 2021 by Chapter 559. Section 1788.20 names the law. Section 1788.201 providesRead More →

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If you have a student loan, be prepared. The pause on federal student loan payments is set to expire August 31, 2022. The pause was put in place in response to the COVID-19 emergency. The national stock of student debt is now $1.7 trillion, and as of this writing, theRead More →

Paul Bradbury | Pictures Ojo | Getty Images Federal Student Loans Services has been told not to send payment reminders to borrowers, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The development suggests the Biden administration may consider extending the pandemic-era payment pause on federal student loans again. The policy,Read More →

July 24, 2022 Video available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=varKAPjLK-0 As the largest provider of behavioral health services in New York City, Health + Hospitals will provide between $30,000 and $50,000 in debt relief to psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and social workers who agree to serve for three years New Yorkers can supportRead More →