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With student loan forgiveness program struck down, borrowers brace for impact

Jul 3, 2023
Some of those who owe the least could be among the most affected.
Protestors demonstrate in front of the White House after the Supreme Court struck down Biden's student debt forgiveness plan.
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A window is closing for government, nonprofit employees to get student loans forgiven

Oct 27, 2022
A federal program used to reject most applications. But a Biden administration waiver has allowed forgiveness for $14 billion in loans.
Among the Biden administration's policies affecting student loan holders is a temporary waiver easing requirements for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
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"Canceling student debt is the quickest way to narrow the racial wealth gap"

Apr 20, 2022
Proposals to reform the federal student loan system shed light on the relationship between student debt and economic inequality. UCLA's Hannah Appel joins us to discuss.
Borrowers owe more than $1.7 trillion in student loans, and those debts can delay major financial decisions.
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How's about a do-over on all that debt?

Jan 13, 2012
Comedian Tim Bedore likes the concept of debt forgiveness. And he has some ideas about how to make us swallow it.