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Biden to Forgive Student Loans in August 2022?

  Alright folks I’m back with another student loan update! According to CNBC, Biden is set to make a decision on student loan forgiveness by the end of August 2022. Now while I’m not entirely sold that this is actually happening, there are several things for you to be aware of. First things first there is still no clear information on how much will be forgiven. While Biden did discuss student loan forgiveness of $10K during his campaign trail other sources have reported higher amounts of 50K. Of course, none of this is set in stone and we are all waiting to hear something. This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video on “Biden to Forgive Student Loans in August?” I am looking at the camera suspiciously while seated in my office. The background is red. There may also be income restrictions of who may qualify for student loan forgiveness. Single folks may have a threshold of 125K-150K while those who are married may be between 250K-300K. There is also some talk surrounding what typ

Student Loans Transferred to a New Loan Servicer?

 

Hey Guys! So two weeks ago tomorrow I paid off my student loans! That’s right they are completely gone! But on the morning of I got an email that my loans were about to be transferred to another loan holder! You can imagine my panic when I went in to make my last payment and couldn’t! I was so upset before I realized that while I couldn’t make a payment I could do a loan payoff. With many student loan holders choosing to no longer service student loans here are a few tips on what to do if your student loans are being transferred.

Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video “Student Loans Transferred to a New Loan Servicer?” where I am seated in my office wearing a green dress and smiling  at the camera.

 

1.      Print ALL documents AND save them to the cloud.

While I’m sure loan holders are doing everything in their power to ensure that your balance is correct I would recommend that you print every document that you find to place in a file in case something goes wrong. I also recommend utilizing the cloud i.e. Google Drive to save important documents as well.

2.      Update your contact information.

Make sure that your phone number, address, and email are up to date. This way you don’t miss any important updates from your new loan servicer. Your new loan servicer will reach out via whatever contact information that is on file with your current loan servicer.



Figure 2: This is a screenshot of the letter that I was sent from FedLoan saying that my loans were transferring. The letter lists my balance and the next actions that I should take.

1.      Set up a new account.

You will need to set up a new account with your new loan servicer. Be sure to do this after they contact you.

2.      Do not ignore that your student loans are being transferred!

I get it you’re not paying on your student loans for whatever reason. This doesn’t mean ignore communication about them though. As we all know student loans can rear their ugly head at the most inopportune time so stay on top of things!

Figure 3: This is a photo that says “MOHELA” in green letters. There is an apple next to the “M”.


Did your loan servicer change? Was it an easy process? Any other tips that I missed? Let me know in the comments! Also, be sure to check out my new video with more tips on what to do if your student loans are switching servicers. Don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter so you don’t miss a beat! Bbyyeee!




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