We’re ‘Just Getting Started’ On Student Loan Forgiveness. What Does That Mean?

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions … [+] Committee hearing on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at Capitol Hill in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS In the course of the last month, the Biden administration has implemented $2 billion in student loan forgiveness for 30,000 borrowers. Highlighting…

Is Student Loan Forgiveness Going To Happen? Biden Officials Send Mixed Signals

ROME, ITALY – OCTOBER 29: US President Joe Biden on October 29, 2021 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by … [+] Antonio Masiello/Getty Images) Getty Images As student loan borrowers and their advocates continue their campaign to convince President Biden to enact widespread student loan forgiveness, administration officials are sending mixed messages. Student loan borrower activists,…

The United States Needs Better Student Loan Tax Relief

shot of money and college theme getty More than 550,000 student loan borrowers may find it easier to have their balances forgiven under recent changes to the Department of Education’s public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) program, but for millions more participating in the government’s income-driven repayment (IDR) programs, much-needed relief is still waiting. The government’s…