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On Track For Student Debt Forgiveness: How Summer Helped an AFT Member Save
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We are proud to partner with the American Federation of Teachers to bring our student loan tools to their members. This blog was originally posted by the American Federation of Teachers. By Eric Oddo I am a high school debate...
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AG Miller joins with student loan tool Summer to provide Iowa borrowers with free COVID-19 relief
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DES MOINES  ― Attorney General Tom Miller announced a partnership today with social enterprise Summer to assist Iowa’s student loan borrowers in securing relief in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Summer, a certified B Corp, gives student loan borrowers guidance to...
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Meet the Summer Team: Dan
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In our Meet the Team series, we will be introducing members of the Summer team. Meet Dan, our Business Development Manager who joined the team this year!   What led you to take this role at Summer?  I joined Summer...
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Black & In Debt: Balancing Student Loans And Fighting for Representation
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In the third part of our Black & In Debt series, we spoke with Tracy, a clinical counselor at a community college in Texas managing graduate school debt.   Can you tell us about your student loan situation? I graduated...
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The Executive Memorandum & What It Means For Your Student Loans
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On August 8, President Trump issued a memorandum extending the payment freeze and interest waiver from the CARES Act until December 31, 2020 for federally-held student loans. Many of our borrowers have reached out with questions about how this affects...
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Student Debt Relief Extended Through December 31
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On August 8, President Trump issued a memorandum extending the payment freeze and interest waiver from the CARES Act until December 31, 2020. This will apply for borrowers with federal Direct loans and federally-held FFEL and Perkins loans.  Now that the Department...
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Black & In Debt: Balancing Student Loans And Building A Professional Career
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In the second part of our Black & In Debt series, we spoke with Kelly, a Black borrower who took out student loans for her MBA program.   How would you describe your relationship with student debt? In a word:...
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Borrower FAQ: How Do I Get My Student Loans Out of Default?
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"How do I get out of default?" is one of the most frequent questions we get from borrowers. Being in this situation can be overwhelming, but you have options. A federal student loan is considered to be in default if...
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Freelancers Just Got a New Option for Student Debt Relief With Summer
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Originally posted on the Freelancers Union blog. Student debt is a crushing burden for millions of Americans, totaling more than $1.6 trillion in the U.S. in 2020. The average student loan burden is $32,731, more than double what it was...
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Black & In Debt: The Inequitable Burden of Student Loans on Black Borrowers
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The police brutality and corresponding protests of the past months have brought long standing issues of inequality and systemic racism to the collective forefront. Centuries of discriminatory practices and racist policies have led to starkly different realities for Black Americans....
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