As of 6-30-2018, there were 28,913 processed PSLF applications. Of those, only 289 (or just under 1%) had been approved. Pretty lousy, right?
How to Change From IBR to RePAYE
How Do My Pre-Tax Retirement Plan Contributions Affect PSLF?
Selecting The Best Repayment Plan During Residency
How To Qualify For Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Application Denial Rate Over 99%
4 Times You Should Not Refinance Student Loans
For many physicians, refinancing your student loans can seem like a no-brainer. If you aren’t going for PSLF, and can afford the payments, it makes sense to take advantage of the lower rates offered by refinance companies, rather than continue to let interest accrue at the expensive federal rates which can, in many cases, exceed 7%. However, the decision to refinance is not always this simple
The Physician’s Complete Guide to Medical School Loans
Student loans have become a big deal! 37 million Americans collectively owe over 1 TRILLION dollars in student loans – and yet nobody seems to fully understand them.
13 Mistakes Young Physicians Make With Student Loans
PSLF Lawsuits and Why You Can’t Rely On Servicers for Good Student Loan Advice
As borrowers begin to apply for public service loan forgiveness, many are finding that they were never eligible, despite previously being approved by their loan servicers. As a result, many are filing suit against the Department of Education, as well as servicers like Navient who previously informed borrowers that they were approved.
Student Loan Perks Designed to Recruit Physicians Can Actually Hurt Them
As a result, hospitals are increasingly introducing physician loan repayment perks for new hires to drive recruitment. However, confusing intricacies with the new public service loan forgiveness program are causing major unintended consequences.