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In Washington, the current administration has proposed eliminating PSLF. Recently, Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN4), with
With no job or income, people often need the assistance of government programs just to survive, such as access to public
Income-driven repayment plans can be a safety net for student loan borrowers looking for debt relief. One of the four income-driven repayment plans could be the solution to making sure your monthly payments are not overwhelming your budget.
With so many low-income Americans struggling to find jobs, keep their homes, and supply basic needs for their families, the need for public interest lawyers has never been greater. These attorneys play a vital role in ensuring equality within the justice system in America
"The Affordable College Compact" calls for state and federal partnership in higher education with the goals of substantially increasing public investment in higher education and reducing student debt.
Valentine's Day is coming up, but we know you don't want to put a ring on your student loans. Even if you can't love them, here are six good reasons to value your loans.
As long as higher education remains difficult to afford for low- and moderate-income families, we are falling short as a society of providing the full social, economic and individual benefits higher education can deliver.
There are three basic income-driven repayment plans: Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Income-Based Repayment (IBR), and Income-Contingent
In November 2014, The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) released "Student Debt and the Class of 2013," its annual report on the student loan debt of four-year college graduates.
Whether you are still deciding on college, taking out your first loans or are already in repayment, there is a lot to know about borrowing and repaying student loans.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness is an invaluable tool for retaining lawyers for long-term public interest careers and closing the justice gap. It is not the cause of high law school tuition and it is not making law students willing to borrow more.
Without the ability to earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness, public defender offices, nonprofits and legal aid organizations will face even larger barriers in recruiting and -- most importantly -- retaining attorneys to provide experienced and high quality representation to low- and middle-income Americans.
Maria, who grew up outside Columbus, Ohio, is not a native Spanish-speaker. "I'm the Italian Maria," she said. "Not a Latina
"I started seeing some of the same things that happened to my family 10, 18 years ago," he said. "Why is it that this is
"In this economy, in a place like Toledo with such a high unemployment rate you may have to create your own job," she said