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The government would cover unpaid interest for borrowers who are on income-based repayment plans and continue to make monthly payments.
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.
More than 40 million borrowers with federal student loans have had a respite through the pandemic. That ends Jan. 31.
Comprehensive policy is crucial in solving the student debt crisis, experts say, but $10,000 of debt forgiveness could actually do a lot to help the people who need it most right now.
Progressive economists dispute who would benefit most from erasing higher-education debt.
It's no secret that workers are getting older nationwide. But the problem is extra tough in Maine.
About year ago, the U.S. Department of Education started accepting applications from public servants to have their student loan balances wiped away. Twenty-eight thousand borrowers applied for forgiveness in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program; 96 were approved. To qualify, applicants must spend at least 10 years working for government agencies or certain kinds of nonprofits […]
The Affordable Care Act has given millions of Americans access to mental health coverage. That’s created a demand for providers.