The Benefits of Community College & Student Loan Updates
December is here and with it comes the gathering of friends and family to celebrate together. As you prepare to settle in for the holidays, make sure you take the time to enhance your 2022 end-of-year college financial planning.
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The student loan debt relief plan has been blocked. The federal courts have issued orders to stop the program and to stop the acceptance of applications. The current administration is seeking to overturn the orders, and the applications already submitted will be held until further notice. You can subscribe and check back here for updates; information will be posted as soon as updates are available.
The Biden administration has also announced the payment pause on federal student loans will be extended until after June 2023 or until they are able to move forward with the debt forgiveness plan, whichever comes first. Borrowers’ federal student loan bills were originally scheduled to resume in January. Read the more in-depth details about the latest extension of student loan repayment in our featured article.
Attending community college is an option that should definitely be considered when planning for college. Community colleges are great and can save a lot of money in the long run. Our December blog covers the many benefits of taking the community college route.
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Biden Administration Extends Payment Pause on Student Loan Debt
The Biden administration on Tuesday announced that it will extend the payment pause on federal student loans until after June or when it’s able to move forward with its debt forgiveness plan.
Federal student loan bills had been scheduled to resume in January. The administration’s move comes in response to a federal appeals court ruling last week that imposed a nationwide injunction on the debt relief plan.
The Benefits of Taking the Community College Route
For students, figuring out the best way to start their college career is a major step in the college planning process.
College is an expensive investment, so exploring the option of attending community college is a smart move and can help students decide if it is the right choice for them. Here are some important things for students to consider when looking at the benefits of taking the community college route.
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