DOE Press Release on Coronavirus Forbearance

DOE Press Release on Coronavirus Forbearance

As previously noted on 8/8/20, President Trump signed an executive order extending the repayment flexibility offered under the CARES act through December 31, 2020. 
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IDR Recertification & CARES ACT Suspension

IDR Recertification & CARES ACT Suspension

As we near the end of the CARES Act suspension, student loan borrowers need to understand their obligations their loan repayment obligations. One issue that many borrowers are facing is the...
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CARES Act extends EAP to include student loan repayment

CARES Act extends EAP to include student loan repayment

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) passed on March 29, 2020. It provides short term relief to Americans dealing with the
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Cares Act and PSLF ALERT

Cares Act and PSLF ALERT

In March of 2020, the Department of Education placed all federal student loans owned by the DOE into administrative forbearance. Payments federal loans are paused through
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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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