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6 Things to Know About Public Service Loan Forgiveness During the COVID-19 Emergency

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On Aug. 8, 2020, President Trump extended the 0% student loan interest rate and suspension of payments on federal student loans owned by the Department of Education (ED) until Jan. 31, 2021. These relief measures began March 13, 2020.

If you’re considering or already participating in Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) or Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF), you may have questions about how this suspension of payments or other Coronavirus-related changes will impact your progress.

Before we look at those impacts, check out the eligibility requirements for PSLF.

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