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Author archive: Holly Petraeus and Rohit Chopra

Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit

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For some veterans, their time in uniform caused a severe service-connected disability. This dramatically impacts their life after transition out of the military. For 100-percent service-disabled veterans who have student debt, the Department of Education offers a valuable benefit to help them avoid financial distress – the chance to have their loans discharged (forgiven). Under […]

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VA trademarks ‘GI Bill’ to shield vets from deceptive marketing

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An important step to ensure that servicemembers and veterans are not seen simply as “dollar signs in uniform.” We continue to work with federal and state agencies to make sure that student veterans can get the most of out of their benefits and avoid crushing student loan debt. Learn more about the GIBill.com settlement. Cross […]

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