In October, most federal student loan borrowers will make their first student loan payments since March 2020. Changes to the federal student loan program, though, may mean many borrowers are eligible for a reduced payment or a loan cancellation.
En octubre, la mayoría de los prestatarios de préstamos estudiantiles federales harán su primer pago desde marzo del 2020. Los cambios hechos al programa podrían hacer a muchos de ellos elegibles para tener pagos más bajos, o para la cancelación de sus préstamos.
Companies that provide adjustable-rate mortgages, student loans, home equity lines of credit, reverse mortgages, and credit cards are ending their use of a popular interest rate index, which expires June 30, 2023.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the cancellation of $5.8 billion in federal student loans for 560,000 individuals who borrowed to attend schools owned by Corinthian Colleges, the for-profit college conglomerate that is now defunct.
GI Bill education benefits are not unlimited, so make sure you have a plan to use them wisely. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ GI Bill Comparison Tool, the Department of Education’s College Scorecard website, and the CFPB’s Your Financial Path to Graduation Tool can help.