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'I Am Heartbroken': Your Letters About Public Service Loan Forgiveness
"Thank YOU," writes Cara Christensen, a first-grade teacher in Washington state who read NPR's deep dive into the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). The reporting, she says, "made me feel not so alone." We received dozens of ...
Why Public Service Loan Forgiveness Is So UnforgivingWMFE
Why Public Service Loan Forgiveness Is So UnforgivingNPR
US Department of Education Announces Opportunity for Federal Student Loan Borrowers to be Reconsidered for ...U.S. Department of Education

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Student Loan Repayment Is The Hottest Employee Benefit Of 2018
It's the hottest employee benefit of 2018. Student loan repayment assistance. Vacation time, 401k plans and health insurance are great, but what recent graduates really want is help repaying their student loan debt. Here's what you need to know and how ...
As rates and tuition rise, America's student loan debt crisis could get much worseLos Angeles Times
New job perk that's luring employees, helping them cut college debtDetroit Free Press
The Independent Investor: The Student Loan (blog)
Mondaq News Alerts
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New student loan rule might wipe out debt for some borrowers
In Ohio, where people owe more than 53 million in student loans, you could be cheering for debt relief. On Tuesday a federal judge ordered the U.S. Department of Education to immediately implement an Obama-era student loan forgiveness rule. The new ...
Judge orders Betsy DeVos to begin student loan forgivenessKWCH
What Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers Need to KnowU.S. News & World Report
Federal judge orders enforcement of student loan fraud protection ruleJURIST
Salon -AlterNet
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Why You Should Rarely Pay Extra Toward Your Student Loans
If you want to get out of student loan debt quickly, then paying extra towards your student loans might seem like a no-brainer. Pay more, watch the balance go down, avoid extra interest, and see the loans disappear quickly. However, for many borrowers, ...
The Public Student Loan Forgiveness Rescue Hasn't Gone Well So FarNew York Times
The Student Loan WhistleblowerKUOW News and Information
Today, Federal Student Aid released two new reports ... - IFAP - Electronic Announcements - US Department of EducationIFAP - Electronic Announcements - US Department of Education
Government Accountability Office -Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Inside Higher Ed

Obama Student Loan Rule to Take Effect
Inside Higher Ed
Tens of thousands of borrowers -- most of them former for-profit college students -- are waiting for rulings from the department on loan-forgiveness claims under the rule, which also encompasses actions of institutions far beyond student loan forgiveness.
Court allows Obama-era student loan rules to take effect, delivering defeat to DeVosWashington Post
Court rules Obama-era student loan regulations must take effectThe Hill
Court win for student loan protections a setback for DeVosPolitico
Wall Street Journal -Press Herald -CNN -CNNMoney
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Stars and Stripes

Student vets win too as court unchains Obama loan protection
Stars and Stripes
Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of student veterans, despite having robust GI Bill education benefits, contend they were deceived into racking up federal loan debt through abusive practices of certain for-profit colleges. On Tuesday these students, along ...

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Wall Street Journal

Banks Take Fight Against New Loan-Loss Rule to Washington
Wall Street Journal
Some banks are fighting a rearguard action to blunt the impact of a new accounting rule that revamps how they book losses on soured loans, and members of Congress are siding with the banks in their dispute with independent rule makers. The rule, which ...


Here Are The 5 Biggest Student Loan Mistakes Of 2018
No one likes to make a mistake. When it comes to your student loans, in particular, a mistake can cost you more money. According to Make Lemonade, there are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. The ...

The Detroit News

Student loan debt crisis is about to get worse
The Detroit News
Student loans have seen almost 157 percent in cumulative growth over the last 11 years. By comparison, auto loan debt has grown 52 percent while mortgage and credit card debt actually fell by about 1 percent, according to a Bloomberg Global Data ...
What Borrowers Should Know About RobocallsU.S. News & World Report (blog)

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Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Court orders Navient to turn over loan records in Pa.-based lawsuit
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
WILKES-BARRE — A federal court Thursday ordered Navient to turn over key loan records in a Pennsylvania-based lawsuit against the nation's largest servicer of federal and private student loans. Attorney General Josh Shapiro called the ruling ...

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