How Will Refinancing Your Student Loans Help You?

We got some great news today for student loan borrowers in Minnesota. Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith announced that the state is launching a student debt refinancing program, which will help lower monthly payments for those struggling with student debt. “This is an important first step to improve college affordability and increase educational opportunities for all … Continue reading How Will Refinancing Your Student Loans Help You?

Sen. Klobuchar Heads College Affordability Hearing

This afternoon, Sen. Klobuchar held a hearing on college affordability and the student debt crisis including Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Tammy Baldwin. Sen. Klobuchar started the hearing by laying out the reasons why student loan debt is such a growing crisis. The average student has $30,000 in debt when they graduate, and nationally borrowers hold … Continue reading Sen. Klobuchar Heads College Affordability Hearing

Stop Social Security Garnishment on Student Loan Debt

Many may not know this, but if you don’t pay your student loan debt, the federal government can – and will – garnish your Social Security benefits. Thankfully, Rep. Keith Ellison and his Congressional Progressive Caucus are speaking out today to oppose this practice. 130,000 Social Security recipients are getting reduced benefits because they still … Continue reading Stop Social Security Garnishment on Student Loan Debt