Stories tagged: "student loans"


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.

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.

Student loan payment moratorium ends on Dec. 31. (Image via Shutterstock)
The Moratorium on Student Loan Payments Ends Dec. 31—Three Weeks Before Biden Becomes President

Over the weekend, the Department of Education began reminding borrowers via texts and email that their monthly payments will resume on Jan. 1.

President Donald Trump accompanied by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Warren and Schumer: Trump Can (and Should) Cancel Up to $50,000 of Student Debts on His Own

Senators introduce a resolution that calls on Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to use executive authority to eliminate some federal student loan debts.