The CARES ACT and Economic Relief

The CARES ACT and Economic Relief

Student Loans and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Borrowers closely tracking the student loan news are likely to have heard many contradictory things as a result of the
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Borrowers and wage garnishments

Borrowers and wage garnishments

Last week, the Department of Education noted in a press release  that it would end administrative wage garnishment. (This applies only to federal loans). However, they added that the government "must...
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U.S. Bill Analysis: The CARES Act

U.S. Bill Analysis: The CARES Act

On March 25th, the U.S. Senate passed the Cares Act, which among its historic relief, provided some much-needed assistance for student loan borrowers. Below are the provisions of the bill
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Covid-19: What student loan borrowers should know

Covid-19: What student loan borrowers should know

The Coronavirus will have far-reaching impacts for us all. On March 20, 2020 the Department of Education issued a press release that clarified comments made by the President during the emergency...
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Refinancing Student Loans - a good idea?

Refinancing Student Loans - a good idea?

To refinance or not - that is the question. The arena of student loan refinancing can be a confusing one. Even if you can get a lower interest rate through refinancing, it still might not be your...
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Key Lessons after Taking the CSLP Course

Key Lessons after Taking the CSLP Course

As an advisor who recently completed the CSLP course, I can assure you that what I thought I knew about student loans was just the tip of the iceberg. Many advisors I speak with (I used to be one of...
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New Year - Changes & Improvements to CSLP™

New Year - Changes & Improvements to CSLP™

The Board is rolling out exciting changes beginning this month!  Join us as we continue to build a network of dedicated, competency-tested, licensed, and vetted financial and tax advisors delivering...
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Why public service loan forgiveness fails

Why public service loan forgiveness fails

The subject of loan forgiveness and in particular, Public Service Loan Forgiveness has been in the news for quite some time. Most of it has been negative where consumers are sadly finding that they...
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How to help Clients When In Default or Collections

How to help Clients When In Default or Collections

Financial advisors working with student loan borrowers will eventually encounter a borrower facing default and collections. When a borrower is in default, government has extraordinary power to...
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