Student Loan Forgiveness
Student loan forgiveness plan struck down by federal judge
President Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness program was struck down Thursday by a federal judge. The ruling determined that the program is unlawful. The judge that struck it down was District Judge Mark Pittman, who ... more
When will borrowers find out if they’re getting the student loan debt forgiveness?
Millions of student loan borrowers are waiting to hear news about whether or not they will qualify for the forgiveness plan set forth by the Biden administration. Applications opened last month and the plan was ... more
Newest waiver for student loan income driven repayment plan
Thanks to President Biden, a new waiver will be created for when the Department of Education changes what counts toward income driven repayment plans. The change is expected to happen in November of 2022. This ... more
Student loan forgiveness: Biden thinks payments will start in two weeks
Following a court blocking student loan forgiveness payments from going out, Biden thinks they'll start in two weeks. He made the announcement on Thursday and believes that the court fight over the program will resolve ... more
Student loan forgiveness and what would happen if the plan was blocked
As of right now, the student loan forgiveness plan has been temporarily blocked by a federal appeals court. This plan was rolled out by the Biden Administration and would forgive up to $20,000 for select ... more
Student loan forgiveness and important dates to know
The application for student loan forgiveness has finally opened, and there are important dates to know about. Over 8 million borrowers have already applied and are now waiting for their debt to disappear or be ... more
Judge denies Republicans lawsuit to top student loan forgiveness plan
Six Republican states tried to block the student loan forgiveness plan with a lawsuit, but a judge denied their efforts at stopping the plan. A judge in St. Louis dismissed the case on Thursday after ... more
Student Loan Forgiveness: Do Parent PLUS loans count?
President Joe Biden's new student loan forgiveness plan has raised more questions, including whether ParentPlus loans count. Student loan borrowers everywhere were excited to hear that $10,000 to $20,000 dollars would be forgiven of their ... more
Student Loan Forgiveness: Beta launch application released
For those looking for the student loan forgiveness application, a beta launch has recently been released. Through the Federal Student Aid website, you can submit an early application through their beta launch. According to the ... more
Student loan debt forgiveness application preview shared by White House
The White House shared a preview of what the application would look like for the student loan debt forgiveness. The application is expected to be released later this month. The preview was shown in a ... more
New guidance changes student loan forgiveness; two types of student loans aren’t eligible anymore
The Department of Education is working hard to prepare for the student loan forgiveness plan. Changes are being made to eligibility requirements though. It was announced on Thursday that there will be some major changes ... more
Student Loans: How to get the $20,000 in forgiveness if you had a Pell Grant
Millions of Americans will soon see their student loans wiped clean following the forgiveness plan. Those with a Pell Grant will see larger forgiveness amounts worth $20,000. Under President Joe Bide's new plan, millions of ... more
Student loan refunds on payments made during the payment pause
Many Americans still paid their student loans off during the pandemic and took advantage of the paused interest. Now, they may want refunds if they can get forgiveness. This is especially true for those who ... more
Student Loan Forgiveness: 4 important dates to remember; confusion is a major issue
Student loan forgiveness plans have been announced by the Biden Administration, and now millions are expecting some form of forgiveness. Unfortunately, many are confused. A total of 43 million individuals are expected to benefit from ... more
Student loan forgiveness: Biden’s 3 part plan explained– Important dates who will get relief
There has been lots of talk about student loan forgiveness recently. But, what is included in Biden's three-part forgiveness plan and who qualifies for relief? Mental health issues among kids: Robots could help detect issues ... more
When is President Biden expected to make a decision on student loan forgiveness?
Biden was expected to launch a plan on student loan forgiveness at the end of May. Officials are saying a decision will likely come in July or August. Tax refunds from the IRS in 2022 ... more
Cancel student loans: How soon will $10,000 of student debt be forgiven?
How soon will student borrowers be able to wipe away $10,000 of debt? President Joe Biden is expected to provide Americans with his plan to cancel $10,000 worth of student loan debt. As part of ... more
Student loans: White House denies $10,000 in debt forgiveness, as interest rates skyrocket on new loans
The White House is denying reports that President Joe Biden is leaning toward canceling $10,000 in student loans per borrower. That news comes after days of reporting from around the U.S. and in Washington, D.C ... more
Who can make student loan forgiveness official?
President Biden has presented the idea as midterms approach. However, the administration has leaked loan forgiveness plans before and not followed through. Stimulus: Transportation relief worth $150 to go out in 2023 Student loan forgiveness ... more