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Will Getting an Inheritance or Large Gift Increase My Student Loan Payments?

Michael Lux Blog, Student Loans 0 Comments

One of the major perks of having federal student loans is that there are repayment plans based upon what you can afford to pay rather than what you owe. These Income-Driven Repayment plans ensure that federal student loan payments stay reasonably affordable. Things get tricky for borrowers who come into …

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Do I Pay Off My Loans or Wait for Forgiveness from Sanders or Warren?

Michael Lux Blog, Strategy 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated on January 16, 2020, to reflect Senator Warren’s plan to forgive student debt without Congressional approval. Now that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have both proposed massive student loan forgiveness, it introduces a complicated situation for borrowers. Traditionally, paying off student loans aggressively …