Dem lawmaker: Biden suggests he’ll ease student loan burden

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has signaled he might forgive some student loan debt and further extend the federal moratorium on repaymentsa lawmaker who discussed the issue with him said Wednesday. The White House was notably more measured about Biden’s stance, but such moves would be a boon to many of the 43 million … Read more

Who qualifies for $ 17B in student loan forgiveness Biden has approved so far?

(NEXSTAR) – While running for office, President Joe Biden expressed support for federal student loan forgiveness of $ 10,000 per borrower. Just over a year into his presidency, Biden has yet to make any widespread student debt cancelation. The administration has, however, canceled more than $ 17 billion in debt for some 725,000 borrowers for … Read more

student loan forgiveness is ‘still on the table’

With the moratorium on repayment, interest and collections for federal student loans extended through Aug. 31student loan borrowers might be wondering whether they can expect another extension beyond that date. After all, President Joe Biden has extended the student loan payment moratorium four times since he took office, with the last one described as the … Read more

Here’s who is eligible for student loan debt relief after Biden’s latest actions

Washington CNN – The Biden administration has taken multiple actions to make it easier for federal student loan borrowers to receive debt forgiveness that they may already be entitled to under existing programs. The latest moves, announced earlier this week, help borrowers who are enrolled in what’s known as the income-driven repayment program, or IDR. … Read more

Biden Aims To Expand Access To Student-loan Debt Forgiveness For Millions Of People

The move, announced by the Education Department on Tuesday, is part of a politically sensitive debate on the forgiveness of student-loan debt and attempts to more broadly overhaul how the student-loan repayment system works. President Biden earlier this month extended to Aug. 31 a pandemic-related pause on payments of federal student loans and faces pressure … Read more

Investing Can Help You Combat Your Debts

getty Key Takeaways According to the New York Federal Reserve data, consumers ended 2021 with a record $ 15.6 trillion in debt The average household now owes $ 155,622, including balances on mortgages, credit cards, auto loans, and student loans Mortgage balances made up the largest portion, rising $ 890 billion in the year and … Read more

Biden Education Department improvements to immediately wipe student loan debt for 40,000 borrowers

President Joe Biden’s Education Department again moved to ease the burden of US student loans on Tuesday, with the federal government claiming its latest reforms will wipe out debts for 40,000 such borrowers and bring 3.6 million Americans closer to ending their payments. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona called the current system a ‘life sentence’ for … Read more

Closing Biden Student Loan Could Give 7 Million Borrowers Higher Credit Scores

President Biden did not forgive any student loan debt when he extended a pandemic payment delay until Aug. 31, but he forgave the debtors. More than seven million borrowers with defaulted federal loans will remove the default from their credit report and be given a second chance to get back on track, the Ministry of … Read more

The Fed is signaling more aggressive measures to fight inflation

Federal Reserve officials say they will take a more aggressive approach to combating high inflation in the coming months – actions that will make lending much more expensive for consumers and businesses and increase risks to the economy. With CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Finance Author April 6, 2022, 6:34 p.m. • 4 minutes reading Share it … Read more