Student Loan Payments Are Paused

There are some compelling benefits to making federal student loan payments even though the pause has been extended. However, this may not necessarily be the best option for everyone. Whether you should pay or not depends largely on your financial circumstances. The...

Student Loan Oversight

States are seeking strategies to mitigate the negative effects of student loan debt. These efforts include repayment assistance and forgiveness plans. Many states have also enacted legislation to create new regulations and consumer protections regarding student loan...

Student loan debt depend on who you are

To get rid of student loan debt through bankruptcy, you must prove to the court that paying back your student loans would cause an “undue hardship.” But in our peer-reviewed study of nearly 700 student loan discharge cases spanning 1985 to 2020, we found that judges’...