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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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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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Update: On August 8, President Trump issued a memorandum extending the payment freeze and interest waiver from the CARES Act until December 31, 2020. For more information on what this means for you and your student loans check out our...
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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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Update: On August 8, President Trump issued a memorandum extending the payment freeze and interest waiver from the CARES Act until December 31, 2020. It’s likely that this forbearance will be automatically implemented by your servicer and that you will...
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Optimizing Your Loan Payments with the Interest Waiver
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Update: On August 8, President Trump issued a memorandum extending the payment freeze and interest waiver from the CARES Act until December 31, 2020. For more information on what this means for you & your student loans check out our latest...
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Learn more about the student debt crisis

Stay updated on the student debt crisis—our report, The Domino Effect, reveals the latest trends.