May 05, 2019

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Repay Your Student Loans

There are plenty of ways to repay your student loans – but not all of them are good options. To help you avoid mistakes that could cost you more money down the road, or even hurt your credit for the…

April 05, 2019

How to Change Your Student Loan Servicer

If you have student loans, there’s a good chance you owe money to one (or more) of the Department of Education’s approved servicers: FedLoan, Great Lakes, Navient or Nelnet. But if you’re unhappy with your servicer, or you’d like to…

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,…

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…

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,…