Stories tagged: "student loan debt"


Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Biden Extends Freeze on Student Loan Payments Through Aug. 31

Borrowers have four more months until federal student loan debt payments resume. Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania are among those nationally calling for the president to do more.

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Deadline Approaching for PA Nurses to Apply for Student Loan Relief

Gov. Wolf is pressing to get more student loan debt relief to Pennsylvania nurses. The deadline to apply for an existing $20 million program is March 1.

Signs mark the entrances and driveways to Butler Memorial Hospital, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in Butler, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Wolf Signs Fast-Tracked $225M for PA’s Overburdened Health Care Workers

Funds will go to staff who are involved in direct patient care, behavioral health facilities, and a program offering nurses student loan-debt relief.

The Navient Corporation logo is seen displayed on a smartphone and in the background. (SOPA Images/LightRocket Photo Illustration via Getty Images/Pavlo Gonchar)
Navient to Cancel $67 Million in Pennsylvanians’ Student Debt

The student loan collecting company will also have to advise borrowers of their options and explain repayment plans to them as part of a settlement with 39 state attorneys general.

FILE - Students walk on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa., Oct. 21, 2020. The Biden administration on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, extended a student loan moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to put off debt payments during the pandemic. Under the action, payments on federal student loans will remain paused through May 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Biden Administration Extends Pause on Student Loan Payments Through May 1

Payments on federal student loans will remain paused, interest rates will remain at 0%, and debt collection efforts will be suspended.

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Biden Extends Pause on Student Loan Payments to Jan. 31, 2022

The Biden administration on Friday announced that federal student loan payments will remain suspended through January 2022.

New graduates line up before the start of commencement ceremonies. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Four PA Representatives Urge President Biden to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

Four Pennsylvania representatives are among a large group of Congress members urging President Joe Biden to extend the current pause on federal student loan payments and interest.