Zack Friedman, Forbes

Here’s How To Get Student Loan Forgiveness

You may be wondering: “How can I cancel my student loan debt?” It’s a common question, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. While there have been several proposals in Congress to cancel student loan debt, none have become law. Therefore, you can’t expect that you will get automatic student loan forgiveness in the near-term. (Some student loan forgiveness was even dropped from the most recent stimulus bill). So, what’s the best strategy to get student loan forgiveness?

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Jillian Berman, MarketWatch

After 6 years, this nurse practitioner was told her public-service job did not qualify for student-debt forgiveness

There are ‘huge financial consequences to somebody telling you your employer qualifies and reneging on that decision’ For about six years, Olivia Straw was making payments on her student loans, assuming they’d eventually be forgiven. There was no reason for her to question the assumption that she’d qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a program that allows public servants to have their federal student loans forgiven after 120 monthly payments.

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