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Student loans in default? The federal government won’t garnish your wages for 6 months under the coronavirus relief bill

In response to the coronavirus, the Department of Education has temporarily paused all actions against student loan defaulters until September 30.

6 ways to lower your monthly student loan payment

There are multiple ways to lower your student loan payments so you don't need to choose between paying your rent and bills and potentially defaulting.

How to apply for an income-driven repayment plan if your student loans are crushing you

If you've lost some or all of your income recently, you may be eligible for a reduced monthly payment using an income-driven repayment plan.

Why refinancing your mortgage or student loan might not actually save you money right now

Even though the Fed slashed interest rates to near zero, lenders are worried no one will be able to pay back their loans.

Federal student-loan borrowers can now pause monthly payments without penalty for ‘at least 60 days,’ while their interest rate is automat...

In addition to the ability to pause payments for two months, every borrower will automatically have their interest rate set to 0%.

New York is suspending state-owed debt collection for residents for at least 30 days because of the coronavirus

The freeze also extends to accruing interest on existing debt owed to the state of New York, which will be paused during the 30-day period.

Trump announces he’ll waive interest on federal student-loan payments amid the coronavirus crisis

Trump's action on student loans on Friday was one of several efforts to avert major economic repercussions on Americans from the coronavirus pandemic.
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I had to turn down acceptances at Yale, Columbia, and Johns Hopkins because I can’t take on interest-bearing loans — and I’m just on...

"I follow the religious mandate from the Quran of staying away from interest. So when it came to paying for school I had few options."

3 reasons I didn’t go on an income-driven repayment plan to pay my student loans, even though I would have qualified

When I left graduate school with $68,000 of student loans, I could have used income-driven-repayment to make my monthly payments more manageable.

Bernie Sanders’ and Elizabeth Warren’s plans to cancel student debt won’t solve the real problem with college loans

The progressive 2020 Democrats' plans to make $1.6 trillion disappear still keeps a broken system in place for another student-loan-debt bubble.