Next Gen FSA is a new centralized student loan servicing system that aims to improve the borrower experience. Learn how it will work.
While the payment pause is set to end on August 31, 2021, it might be prudent for student loan collections to be delayed further. Learn why.
The U.S. Department of Education can compromise federal student debt in certain situations that it’s deemed “uncollectable.” Learn more.
Student loan discharge in bankruptcy is legal, but rarely allowed. We discuss a few proposed policy changes that could change that.
Student loan entrance counseling is required before you can receive your first undergraduate or graduate federal student loan. Learn why.
Two federal loan servicers have recently announced they will not renew their contracts. Learn why student loan servicers are dropping out.
Borrowers with FFELP loans can federally consolidate them or refinance them with private lenders. Here are the pros and cons of both options.
We examine the pros and cons of REPAYE, including its interest subsidy, to see if it might be a good fit for your student loan situation.
Some student loan experts think that a fourth payment pause and interest waive extension announcement could be coming soon. Here’s why.
Income-Contingent Repayment (ICR) is the oldest income-driven repayment plan and the only one that’s available to Parent PLUS Loan borrowers.
There are a few obstacles and opportunities related to borrowing and repaying federal student loans for expats. Here’s what you need to know.