How to Pay for a Summer Class: Summer Financial Aid

  You’ve already got the finances figured out for your fall and spring semesters. Now that you’ve realized the benefits of attending a summer session, you may be wondering what… Read more

Student Loan Forgiveness for Essential Workers

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us a lot about who does the essential work in our society. We’ve learned the most important jobs aren’t necessarily the highest paying or the… Read more

How is my Discretionary Income Calculated for Student Loan Payments? 

Your discretionary income is the most important number when calculating student loan payments on income-driven repayment (IDR) plans. Fortunately, discretionary income calculations are easy. Better yet, the Department of Education… Read more

How to Get Navient Student Loan Forgiveness (The Complete 2022 Guide)

Note: Navient announced on January 13, 2022 that they had reached a settlement with 39 state Attorneys General providing $1.7 billion in forgiveness to some borrowers with private student loans… Read more

The Federal Government Should Make 0% Student Loan Interest Rates Permanent

Many Democrats in Congress and student loan advocates want to see President Biden forgive as much as $50,000 per student loan borrower. Unfortuantely, Biden has made it quite clear that… Read more

Student Loan Stimulus Forgiveness & Relief Legislation Emails

Scammers take advantage of borrowers’ confusion and fear. The latest scam is especially dangerous because it references actual events in the news. Congress passed multiple stimulus relief packages. The legislation… Read more

Has the Government Successfully Fixed Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

When the first batch of Public Service Loan Forgiveness applications arrived, over 99% of borrowers were rejected. At the time, the hope was that the initial confusion would subside, and… Read more

State of Student Loan Planner® in 2021

This post is supposed to be about the business impact of Student Loan Planner® in 2021, but it’s hard to separate business from personal life after the year we all… Read more

10 Online Schools That Accept FAFSA (and How to Get Financial Aid)

To limit the spread of the coronavirus in 2020 and 2021, many traditional colleges have encouraged (or require) their students to transition to online study. Therefore, your dream school might lose… Read more

Veterinarians Are Treated Horribly Under Student Loan Rules

If you’re a veterinarian, want to be one, are in training , or love someone who is, you should know about the extreme unfairness toward the animal health profession that… Read more