Student Loan Forgiveness For 30,000 Borrowers

Updates to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) erased over $2 billion in debt for a total of 30,000 borrowers. Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/student-loan-forgiveness-education-department-erased-2-billion-in-debt-160257619.html

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3 Ideas For Lowering Your Student Loan Payments

Three possible ways to lower your student loan payment even if you did not qualify for student loan relief. Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackfriedman/2021/11/03/student-loan-relief-is-ending-but-here-are-3-ways-to-get-a-lower-student-loan-payment/?sh=48003a9bc18b

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Do You Qualify For Student Loan Forgiveness?

With a string of recent announcements on student loan cancellation, it’s hard to keep track of who qualifies for student loan forgiveness. Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackfriedman/2021/10/23/heres-who-qualifies-for-student-loan-forgiveness-right-now/?sh=7b840de3108b

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Are You Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?

Are you eligible for student loan forgiveness under the U.S. Department of Education’s newly overhauled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program? Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/student-loan-forgiveness-eligible-apply-165146229.html

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Navient Exits Student Loan Servicing

One of the largest student loan servicers is leaving the industry. Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA) said Navient’s exit will leave the industry “far better off”, citing decades of abuses that pushed borrowers deeper into debt. Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/navient-elizabeth-warren-good-riddance-student-loan-company-2021-9

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Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loan forgiveness applications have a 98% rejection rate, but there are some common pitfalls to avoid, such as failing to have your employer sign your Employment Certification Form. Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackfriedman/2021/09/23/why-4500-teachers-got-rejected-for-student-loan-forgiveness/?sh=529fefd0336b

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It has been months since I applied for a loan modification. I have yet to hear back. What can I do?

Attorney Amanda Adrian can review your situation and determine if you have a viable RESPA claim against your servicer. In general, servicers are required by RESPA to evaluate all available loss mitigation options within 30 days and send you a written decision. It may be that your servicer considers your application to be “incomplete” or […]

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

The Education Department released a public inquiry, which asked how the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program can be improved. In just over one month, the inquiry received more than 33,000 responses. Many responses noted that the PSLF process is quite confusing, as individuals were rejected for relief with no clear explanation. According to The […]

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