Will federal student loans for college be forgiven? Are Federal Student Loans Worth It? There has been a lot of news about student debt. Let’s discuss some of the myths and facts about student debt, federal loans, and the current state of loan forgiveness. California ranks lower, nationally, for studentRead More →

PROVIDENCE — Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on Wednesday introduced a bill that would forgive student loan debt for frontline healthcare workers and teachers across the country. The Teacher Loan Forgiveness Enhancement Act would provide $30,000 in relief instead of $17,500 for “highly qualified” teachers as defined by the Department of Education.Read More →

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Reggie Harris never thought he would sing the student loan blues at this point in his life. But that’s where the award-winning musician found himself after agreeing to co-sign a college loan for his nephew. “I’m struggling with this loan that isn’t mine, and as a musician I have otherRead More →

The Biden administration has identified 100,000 borrowers who are now eligible for $6.2 billion in debt relief under a popular student loan forgiveness program. (iStock) The Department of Education confirmed on Wednesday that 100,000 borrowers are now eligible for $6.2 billion in student loan forgiveness under a program benefiting publicRead More →

Parent PLUS Loans Many over 50s who have student loan debt borrowed for their children through Parent PLUS. In addition to having worked in the public service, to be eligible for the PSLF, they must first consolidate their loans (it’s free and can be done on the federal student loansRead More →

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Americans with student loan debt are underrepresented in the federal government PoliticsInitiated To analyse found. Only 44 members of Congress listed a student loan on their financial disclosure forms. Americans who owe student loans are an underrepresented constituency in federal politics, Insider’s analysis of congressional finances reveals. While large segmentsRead More →

President Joe Biden (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Getty Images Here are 3 ways to get student loan forgiveness now. Here’s what you need to know. Student loans If you’re looking for student loan forgiveness, it may seem like a steep climb. With no large-scale student loan forgiveness in theRead More →

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for Athena Film Festival) Getty Images for the Athena Film Festival The battle to cancel student loans is heating up. Here’s what you need to know. Student loans Student loan forgiveness — the idea that the federal government should forgive student loansRead More →

Student loan forbearance is a program that allows you to temporarily suspend your student loan payments. The government offers several types of federal student loan forbearance, and many private lenders also offer their own versions of forbearance. Forbearance is a necessary option for distressed borrowers, but there are some downsides.Read More →

UNITED STATES – FEBRUARY 8: Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, DN.Y., speaks during a press conference … [+] conference. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Pressure from advocates for student loan borrowers and top Democrats to convince President Biden to enact widespread studentRead More →

The debate over whether President Biden can and should write off trillions in student loan debt is heating up, now that his legislative agenda appears to be running out of steam. Congressional Republicans are already lining up to oppose any further measures to relieve federally-backed student debt borrowers, Rep. VirginiaRead More →

Navient (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images If you don’t qualify for Navient’s student loan forgiveness, try these options instead. Here’s what you need to know. Student loans If you’ve been following the latest headlines on student loans, you may know thatRead More →

Hayden Lohr, photographer Keith Raab, director of financial aid at OSU, stands outside the Kerr administration building January 26. Student loan repayments will remain suspended until at least May 31, but Raab recommends students try to minimize the amount of student loans they take out. Student loan interest and repaymentRead More →

Utah’s exit from the student loan processing business would mean the creation of an estimated $260 million to $300 million state endowment that would fund college scholarships and other programs, under legislation approved Wednesday by the Senate Education Committee. The bill, SB172, sponsored by Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, wouldRead More →

The Department of Education said it may be difficult to get federal borrowers to resume paying student debt in May. (iStock) Starting in May, the Department of Education will resume collecting federal student loan payments after more than two years of COVID-19 emergency forbearance. Despite the Biden administration’s efforts toRead More →

The Education Committee heard evidence Feb. 1 on two proposals to address Nebraska’s teacher shortage. Senator Wendy DeBoer ” data-medium-file=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/SenDeBoer_inline-200×300.jpg” data-large-file=”http://update.legislature .ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/SenDeBoer_inline.jpg” upload=”lazy” class=”average-size wp-image-28750″ src=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov /wp-content/uploads/2020/12/xSenDeBoer_inline-200×300.jpg.pagespeed.ic.mi_03SAsBh.jpg” alt=”Sen. Wendy DeBoer” width=”200″ height=”300″ srcset=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/xSenDeBoer_inline-200×300.jpg.pagespeed.ic.mi_03SAsBh. jpg 200w, http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/xSenDeBoer_inline.jpg.pagespeed.ic.sq0qR8Y3rK.jpg 297w” sizes=”(max width: 200px) 100vw, 200px”/>Senator Wendy DeBoer Under LB1128, introduced by Bennington Sen.Read More →

State AGs reach agreement with nation’s largest student loan servicer Through Charlene Crowell, responsible credit center A broad coalition of state attorneys general (AGs) recently won the cancellation and restitution of student loan debt against Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer. Pending Federal Court approval of the settlement, aRead More →

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. The latestRead More →