Student Loans

Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets a Temporary Extension

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The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program would forgive any outstanding federal loans after 10 years of consistent payments for borrowers that were employed in a public service field—such as a teacher, government worker, or social services worker, or a member of the military. In the fiscal 2018 budget, Congress announced that the current iteration of …

How to Avoid Student Loan Scams

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With the ever-increasing cost of college, many students have the need to take out a student loan to pay for college. Sometimes, federal student loans are just not enough and many students end up having to cover the shortfall by applying for private student loans. While there are several legitimate and reputable private lenders, there …

Federal Loan Interest Rates On The Rise

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The last thing any student wants to hear is that attending college or graduate school is going to cost more than it did before. Unfortunately, that is the reality. Not only have tuition fees gone up, but federal loan interest rates are on the rise too. How Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Are Set Interest …