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California’s Student Loan Forgiveness Deadline: Act Now for Debt Relief – Thousands Eligible for Faster Forgiveness and Lower Payments

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Californians can get faster loan forgiveness and lower payments through a one-time offer from the U.S. Department of Education.

California Offers Deadline Extension for Student Loan Forgiveness

Hundreds of thousands of Californians have until June 30 to benefit from a one-time offer by the U.S. Department of Education. This offer can provide faster student loan forgiveness lower monthly payments, or even total forgiveness for loans taken before 2010, according to the report of Cal Matters.

The Education Secretary aims to fix past administrative failures that denied loan forgiveness to many borrowers. This June 30 deadline might be the last chance for this one-time benefit.

California is helping borrowers with a new network of nonprofit organizations. These groups received state grants to assist borrowers in understanding and navigating student loan policies and deadlines.

California’s first Student Loan Servicing Ombudsperson, Celina Damian, is assisting borrowers, especially seniors in applying for loan consolidation. Damian’s efforts show the state’s commitment to helping borrowers in need.

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California’s Student Loan Forgiveness Deadline: Act Now for Debt Relief

The problem started with the old Federal Family Education Loans, which were replaced in 2010. By consolidating these loans into direct loans by June 30, borrowers can access forgiveness programs that were previously unavailable.

Consolidation isn’t right for everyone and requires careful consideration. Betsy Mayotte, from The Institute of Student Loan Advisors, advises borrowers to weigh their options before deciding.

Time is running out for Californians to take advantage of this opportunity. With support from the state and advocates like Celina Damian, borrowers have a chance to start a debt-free future.

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