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Q&A: Can You Switch Lenders Before Closing?

Many borrowers have problems with their lender’s customer service or lack of it during the loan term. It’s not uncommon for them to ask ‘Can you switch lenders before closing your student loans?’ The answer to this question is yes you can switch loan servicers/lenders before closing either federal or private student loans. But there …

State Grants for Maine Students

Maine has a few different college grants available to students, and the Finance Authority of Maine website (FAME) has over 100 scholarships listed that are dedicated to residents of the state. Here are some details you’ll need to know about eligibility for these grants and scholarships! Maine College Grants 1. Maine State Grant Program The Maine …
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Scholarships for Returning Students

Contrary to popular belief, scholarships are not only meant for students who have recently graduated high school. Several awards are dedicated to those who decide to return to college after years or even decades! Here are just a few scholarships for returning students that you’ll want to look into. 1. Return2College Return2College is one award …
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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 …