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In Washington, the current administration has proposed eliminating PSLF. Recently, Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN4), with
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
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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.
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
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"In this economy, in a place like Toledo with such a high unemployment rate you may have to create your own job," she said