Julian Castro’s Student Loan Plan
Former Obama housing Secretary, San Antonio mayor and Democratic Party presidential candidate Julian Castro has proposed a detailed plan for student loan forgiveness. It’s part of what he calls his “People First” plan for education reform. Since this is primarily a student loan blog, we’ll focus first on the aspects of his plan specific to […]
It’s 2019. Have you checked on your PSLF eligibility status?
Make sure your PSLF eligibility is on track at least every year. Don’t rely on people you’ve never met to win a lawsuit in order to qualify for public service loan forgiveness. You can’t control what happens in a courtroom, and you can’t control what a judge says. If you want to ensure you receive […]
Teachers Union Sues Dept. of Education Over Denied Public Service Loan Forgiveness Claims
Imagine being a schoolteacher, cop, firefighter, social worker or some other public service worker with a big student loan debt. You went into the field a decade ago knowing the pay wasn’t the greatest. But you expected you’d be able to discharge your remaining student loan debt after ten years in public service. That was […]
The Ultimate Guide To Student Loan Debt Over 60
You have student loan debt, and you’re over 60. Can you retire? Is it even possible? Those are questions more and more older Americans are facing as they enter their retirement years. First of all, they’re borrowing more. Both parents and grandparents are going into debt to finance their children’s and grandchildren’s college educations. Americans ages […]