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The Department of Education Changed the rules for student loan forgiveness

 The Department of Education has "silently" changed the rules to student loan forgiveness that will affect at least 800,000 borrowers. On September 29, 2022 the Department of Education made a few changes for those who obtained the Perkin's and Federal Family Education loan.  Here is the language directly from the Dept of Education "As of September 29, 2022 borrowers with federal student loans not held by ED cannot obtain one time debt relief by consolidating those loans into direct loans". Previously individuals who did obtain theses loans were able to receive loan forgiveness. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video "Student loan forgiveness guidelines have changed" where I am sitting in my office while looking at the camera with a suspicious look.  Many speculate that potential lawsuits could be the reason why the Dept of Ed has changed it's language recently. Long story short the banks who insured these loans will not receive an

I have A Disability Do I Receive A Stimulus Check ?

 


(This is a photo of a stimulus check and money used as a thumbnail for my video on "I have a Disability do I Receive a Stimulus Check?"

Have you gotten your stimulus check? You have probably heard that a thousand times in the last week. I know I have! Earlier this week I read an article that spoke about individuals with disabilities and their need for more financial resources during the pandemic. As you know, COVID has shined a light on our most disadvantaged populations with the disability community being one of them.

Reading this article got me to thinking about individuals with a disability who receive SSI/SSDI and the latest stimulus checks. It is important to note that individuals who receive SSI/SSDI are receiving a stimulus check. By now, we know the checks are $600 and some individuals have already received theirs. But what if your payee receives your check and not you? Do you have a right to ask any questions about this? Yes you do! You always have the right to advocate for yourself by asking questions, doing research, or enlisting a friend or family member to assist you.

You probably have noticed that around the time when stimulus or tax refunds are being handed out there is an increase in scams. Unfortunately, some members of the disability community can be especially vulnerable. Please remember that if it sounds too good to be true than it is! NEVER give anyone access to your stimulus check in hopes that they will double or even return your money. It is ALWAYS a scam and you will never hear from them again! Check out the video below for more tips regarding stimulus checks and the disability community.

 

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