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Stay up to date with trends that will impact your student loans – and your wallet.
Borrowers may have more time to take advantage of revised PSLF rules.
Borrowers may no longer be responsible for debt from former spouses.
The Education Department is discharging $5.8 billion in student loan debt.
This marks the largest student loan discharge made by the Education Department.
A new bill would prevent the government from canceling student loan debt.
This increase brings federal student loan interest rates back to pre-pandemic levels.
Some borrowers could see their student loan balances reduced as early as this year.
Borrowers pursuing income-driven repayment may get benefits.
Federal student loan borrowers have another four months of breathing room.
Federal student loan borrowers just received a sixth extension of the payment pause.