23 May, 2024
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Federal Student Loan Payment Pause Nearing Its End: Important Details for Sept. 1

Starting next month, the federal government will once again begin collecting payments and interest on outstanding federal student loans, after a three and a half year pause during which no payments were required. As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, the federal government declared in March of 2020 that student loan payments and interest accrual […]

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Navient Reaches $198 Million Settlement with Bankruptcy Filers Over Student Loans

$198 million in relief is eventually being provided by student loan provider Navient Corp. (NAVI) to bankrupt debtors of private student loans. Navient reached a settlement with borrowers who claimed the company unlawfully gathered on private student loans by fraudulently stating that the loans were not dischargeable in bankruptcy.  The arrangement includes $182 million in […]