April 04, 2018

Student Loan Forgiveness Gets a $350M “Fix” in New Spending Bill

Despite objections from the Trump administration and even President Trump himself, the new $3.1 trillion federal spending bill was signed into law last week. To the surprise of many, the bill included $350 million to be put towards student loan…

March 14, 2018

Trump’s Department of Education Moves to Protect Student Debt Collectors

Since 2017, a few federal student loan lenders have been under fire for questionable practices that involve how they deal with borrowers, resulting in state lawsuits against FedLoan and Navient that claim the servicers are mismanaging student loan forgiveness options…

December 06, 2017

What is the Student Aid Bill of Rights?

In 2015, President Barack Obama signed a memorandum aimed at helping students with their student loans. Known as the “Student Aid Bill of Rights”, the memorandum was a direct order from the President of the United States that demonstrated a…

November 07, 2017

Massachusetts AG Sues Student Loan Servicer FedLoan

For the second time this year, a nationwide student loan servicer is being sued by a state attorney general’s office. Coming on the heels of the Navient lawsuit, which made headlines earlier this year when it was sued for questionable…

November 01, 2017

Navient Lawsuits Could Impact Millions of Borrowers

This year, student loan debt nationwide has reached $1.4 trillion, representing millions of borrowers who have taken out loans to acquire education and skills that improve their position in the workforce. But as funding for educational opportunities grows, so do…