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Blog Archive: Student Loan Repayment

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Federal student loan payments have resumed. Don’t panic! VSAC offers tips to help you stay on track. The U.S. Department of Education’s COVID-19 relief program for federal student loans has ended. Student loan interest resumed on September 1, and payments on federal student loans are due starting…
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Are you wondering, "Do my student loans cover housing?" In addition to paying for tuition and fees, student loans can be used to pay for college living expenses ... and more. Along with school meals, groceries, rent, housing supplies, and utilities, you can also use your loans to buy books, a laptop…
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Until Oct. 31, 2022, federal student loan borrowers can get credit for payments that previously didn’t qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) or Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF). Under the limited PSLF waiver, you can get credit for past payments even if you…
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You’ve probably already heard about the new government plan announced last week that will forgive some federal student loans up to $20,000 and extend the federal student loan payment pause until Dec. 31. Many borrowers and families may be asking themselves “what do I have to do to claim this relief…
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VSAC loan guide
Thinking about taking out a loan to pay for your studies? You’re not alone: Nearly seven out of 10 Vermont students will take some loans to finance their education expenses. Knowing how to compare loans and costs is essential to making college more affordable. Get some loan smarts with VSAC’s “ My…
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During the holiday season, VSAC encourages families to look ahead and plan for their kids' future possibilities with a gift of education savings. Vermont’s state-sponsored 529 savings plan provides an easy way for families to give (and receive!) a gift that will last far beyond the holiday season…
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