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Which Student Loans Will Be Forgiven First? 3 Factors That Take Priority

Who qualifies for student loan forgiveness? What type of student loans will be forgiven? Which student loans will be forgiven first?  These are just some of the many questions that borrowers ask related to student loan forgiveness. It’s not surprising. Understanding how forgiveness works isn’t easy, with so many underlying conditions, requirements, and limitations related. However, …
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How Is Income Calculated For Student Loan Forgiveness

In case you’re wondering, yes, there are income limits for student loan forgiveness. There’s a reason for this. Imposing a student loan forgiveness income limit ensures that debt cancellation focuses on those who need it the most. The forgiveness program is designed so that only individuals and couples earning less than the specified limit qualify …
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is getting a temporary extension.
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Do You Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness?

The student loan forgiveness program is a huge boon to anyone struggling to pay off their student debt. But it only applies to qualified borrowers who meet certain criteria. Do you meet these criteria and do you qualify for student loan forgiveness? Read through the eligibility criteria to determine whether you qualify.  Do You Meet …
Ask these three questions before consolidating your loans
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14 Important Financial Aid Questions You Must Ask

Financial aid makes college affordable for most families in America. It’s almost impossible for most families in America to cover the cost of tuition using only their personal savings. Fortunately, financial aid is available that helps them bridge the gap between tuition and personal funds. If this is your first experience with college funding, it’s …
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How to Answer FAFSA Questions: Your 2022-2023 Guide

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid—or FAFSA—is a form that determines a student’s financial need level, and opens the opportunity for scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and student loans. Though not strictly mandatory, the FAFSA is still a MUST for students in terms of paying for college. And, you need to know how to answer …
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State Grants for Indiana Students

Indiana has quite a few scholarships, grants, and financial aid programs for its students! We’ll give you the rundown on a few down below plus some additional information and resources that can make college more affordable for Indiana students. Indiana College Grants 1. 21st Century Scholarship The 21st Century Scholars program is an early college …
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State Grants for Illinois Students

The state of Illinois has several grants available to students within the state. We’ll cover some of them below and supply further resources so you can get more information on financial aid available to Illinois students. Illinois College Grants 1. Monetary Award Program (MAP)  MAP is available to Illinois students who have demonstrated financial need …
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State Grants for Georgia Students

Did you know that Georgia has several scholarship, grant, and loan programs available to its students? We cover just a few of them below, plus include some information on how you can get further details on Georgia’s programs! Georgia College Grants 1. HOPE Scholarship The HOPE scholarship is a merit-based award for Georgia students. The …

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