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What You Should Know About Biden’s New Student Loan Plan

On January 10, 2023, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) proposed a revised pay as you earn repayment plan. This was prompted by the temporary pause on President Biden’s student loan forgiveness. The proposed plan is the Education Department’s latest attempt to make student loan repayments more affordable. If it comes through, it would reduce …
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What is the Biden v Nebraska Student Loan Lawsuit?

Former college students and graduates all over the country are waiting to hear back about student loan forgiveness. While some have even received approvals for their applications, they may not see the money soon. The Biden v Nebraska student loan lawsuit has put things to a halt for the time being. But what is this …
Read the fine print! Here's what you need to know about the Stafford Loan.
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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 …
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Companies That Help Pay Student Loans

As your college graduation draws near, you may wonder, how will I pay off these student loans? There’s no doubt that college is expensive and while scholarships and grant aid can help, many students are required to take out loans to bridge the gap. Thankfully, you may not be alone in paying it back. Some …
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4 “Don’t Miss Dates” For Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loan forgiveness has been on everyone’s mind since President Biden took office. Borrowers across the country finally got their wish when President Biden announced his long-awaited student loan forgiveness plan on August 24, 2020. The plan will forgive up to $20,000 in federal student loans for millions of middle-income to low-income borrowers. Borrowers who …
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State Grants for California Students

California has several college grants and financial aid programs for its students and parents. Here’s a list of some of them to get you started. California College Grants Cal Grant These California grants (which do not have to be repaid) are for students who are going after an undergraduate degree, attending a vocational school or …