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.
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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 […]
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Your recent show on Federal Student Loans and associated debt kept my attention. A comment was made about possible forgiveness of a loan for someone who has been good with payments for years and has worked for civil service or non-profits. I'm in the non-profit sector (have been for 15+ years) and want to know how I might go about addressing that with the remaining principal on my Sallie Mae loan balance. Thanks. Gerri, Belmont, MA