Scary Student Loan Stories
40 min

Is there anything scarier than student loans? With Halloween just around the corner, student loan experts Lauryn Williams and Meagan Landress share scary updates from 2020 and terrifying student loan stories.

 

In today’s episode, you'll find out:

 

  • An update on student loan changes so far this year
  • If student loan payments will be suspended after December 31
  • Should you recertify your income-driven plan before the end of the year
  • Why recertifying your income now could be a smart strategy
  • What to do if your mortgage broker won’t qualify you for a mortgage
  • How to handle student loans if you think bankruptcy is your only choice
  • What happens if you pass away with a student loan balance
  • Can disabled veterans have student debt discharged
  • What to do if you have FFEL loans and want to qualify for PSLF
  • How to figure out how long you’ve been in an income-driven plan

 

Full show notes at http://studentloanplanner.com/98

 

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