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Governor Raimondo Announces Expert Advisory Support for Student Loan Borrowers in Rhode Island
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PROVIDENCE – Governor Gina Raimondo announced today that Summer, a social enterprise that assists student loan borrowers, is partnering with the state of Rhode Island to provide free student loan assistance for all residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. As...
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Summer partners with Gov. Lamont to help Connecticut borrowers impacted by COVID-19 crisis
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HARTFORD – Governor Ned Lamont announced today that Summer, a social enterprise that assists student loan borrowers, is providing Connecticut residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis with free assistance managing their student loans. As a certified B Corp, Summer is...
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Private Student Loan Relief During COVID-19
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Private student loans are not covered by the student loan provisions in the recently passed CARES Act, which leaves thousands of borrowers who have lost income due to the current crisis unsure of what to do next. If you're a...
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Summer Joins the B Corp Movement
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Summer is now a certified B Corporation®. Certified B Corps are a newer type of company that use the power of business innovation to solve social and environmental problems.  Summer was certified by the non-profit B Lab® for meeting rigorous...
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The CARES Act and What It Means for Your Student Loans
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On March 31st, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. It included several provisions relating to student loan payments, including updates to previously announced student loan changes. Federal Student Aid (the Department of Education’s...
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Do I Qualify for the CARES Act Student Loan Benefits?
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The provisions in the CARES Act apply to “federally held” student loans. So what does that mean? We’ll break it down by each loan type below. If you’re not sure what type of loans you have, you can log in...
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When and How to Contact your Student Loan Servicer During COVID-19
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The good news is that borrowers with qualifying loans don’t need to take any action to get the benefits enacted in the stimulus package!  It’s important to make sure your loans qualify, so head to our guide to learn more. There...
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Optimizing Your Loan Payments with the Interest Waiver
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On March 31st, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act confirmed the President’s earlier announcement that interest would be waived on federally held student loans through September 30th. The new legislation also paused all required monthly payments on...
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Understanding Other Provisions in the CARES Act
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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes several expanded areas of federal benefits outside of student loans. We've compiled a list of helpful resources for understanding and navigating these changes for your situation. General Help The Consumer...
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Teachers: Which Student Loan Forgiveness Program is Right for You?
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If you’re a teacher with student loan debt, you’re not alone. Over two-thirds of educators borrow to attend school, and the majority have advanced degrees in addition to bachelor's degrees. The average loan debt for a teacher with a master’s...
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