Do Parent Loans Qualify for the Coronavirus Payment Pause?

Parents wonder whether their loans are eligible for the payment pause and interest waiver enacted by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The payment pause and interest waiver includes Federal Parent PLUS loans in addition to Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Grad PLUS loans and Federal Consolidation Loans.

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Paying off student loan debt has joined owing a home, owning a car and having a family as the new American Dream. According to a survey of 2,000 Americans conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Canva, 40% of Americans feel that achieving the American dream means paying off their student loans.

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Congress Compromises on Temporary Relief for Student Loan Borrowers

The CARES Act provides student loan borrowers with six months of temporary relief from their student loan payments because of coronavirus.

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How to Pause Student Loan Payments during the Coronavirus Outbreak

The coronavirus has created a wave of chaos. While health is the priority, it’s hard not to worry about how COVID-19 will impact our finances and our jobs. If your income has been impacted for whatever reason due to the coronavirus, here is what how you can pause or lower payments on your student loans.

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When it comes to 529 plans, parents just don't understand

A study from Fidelity shows more parents are saving for college than ever before, but they are still confused about how 529 savings plans work. By missing out on these key benefits, including federal (and sometimes state) tax savings, and favorable financial aid treatment, they could be leaving money on the table.

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