August 15, 2018

California Becomes Fourth State to File a Navient Lawsuit

At the end of July 2018, California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against Navient, making it the fourth U.S. state to sue Navient in support of student loan borrowers. Currently, the three other states suing Navient include Illinois,…

August 07, 2018

Secretary DeVos Moves Against Student Debt Relief for Defrauded Students

During his time in the White House, President Obama’s work on behalf of borrowers earned him plenty of praise. But with a recent proposal from Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, at least one of these efforts could be dialed…

July 06, 2018

ABA Asks House of Representatives to Keep PSLF Program

In December 2017, House Representatives Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act. Now, the American Bar Association (ABA) is asking House members to vote the act down…

June 26, 2018

Behind On Student Loans? You Could Lose Your Right to Work

Do you have defaulted student loans? In nearly half of U.S. states, you could have your driver’s license – along with any professional licenses you hold – suspended for failing to repay your loans. Last year, the New York Times…

June 06, 2018

DOE Launches Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

If your application for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program was denied, you may be in luck. This week, the Department of Education released information about a new, albeit temporary program to help borrowers working in public service earn…

April 24, 2018

Trump Administration Makes Student Loan Forgiveness Easier for Disabled Veterans

In an effort to strengthen the relationship between the White House and the Department of Veteran Affairs, the Department of Education announced it will be simplifying student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans. For critics of Trump’s view on student loans,…