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,…

April 10, 2018

Have Bad Credit or No Credit? You Can Still Get a Student Loan

As a college-aged adult you know that most types of loans, like personal loans, mortgage loans and car loans for example, take your credit score into account before you can receive approval. This isn’t always true for student loans, however,…

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…