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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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New Grads: 5 Tips On How to Manage Your Student Loans
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Congratulations on graduating—you did it! While this may not be an ordinary time to be starting your next chapter, making sure you stay on top of your student loans should remain a priority. Managing your student debt now can give...
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Meet the Summer Team: Geena
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In our Meet the Team series, we will be introducing members of the Summer team! First up, meet Geena, a software engineer who’s been with Summer since 2019.   Tell us about what you do at Summer.  I’m a software...
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AG Shapiro Announces Partnership Aimed To Unlock $100M in Student Loan Savings for All Pennsylvanians During COVID-19 Pandemic
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HARRISBURG – Today, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced a partnership with Summer, a social enterprise, to provide free student loan assistance for all residents during the COVID-19 crisis. As a certified B Corp, Summer helps borrowers to simplify and save...
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Consolidating vs. Refinancing: What’s The Difference and What’s Right For Me?
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One of the most frequent questions we get from borrowers is about the difference between loan consolidation and refinancing. While both consolidation and refinancing can allow borrowers to simplify their payments, there are a number of important differences between the...
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Summer partners with Steady to offer student loan services to over 2M hourly and gig workers
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Summer announced today that it is teaming up with Steady to introduce student loan financial assistance to the millions of hourly and gig workers on their platform. Summer’s mission is to improve the financial health of individuals across all income...
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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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