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Student Loan Forgiveness For Veterinarians

Your love for animals drove you to pursue a career as a veterinarian. But you’re less thrilled about your student loans, which are becoming increasingly common among those that work in veterinary medicine. Outstanding student loan debt is growing 4.5 times as fast as incomes for new veterinary school graduates, according to the American Veterinary […]

How MOHELA Student Loan Forgiveness Works

Over the past couple of years, there has been a lot of commotion within the federal student loan system. Some of the changes offered welcomed relief to borrowers, such as the temporary pause on monthly payments and interest charges due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But other long-term adjustments simply led to further confusion. One of […]

200,000 Borrowers Have Student Loan Debt Forgiven

If you’ve been defrauded by a college and have been paying for it ever since—all while hoping for student loan forgiveness—you might feel like you’ve just won the lottery. On June 23, the Biden administration announced that it will cancel student loan debt for approximately 200,000 former students, to the tune of $6 billion. These […]

What Is Maximus Aidvantage Student Loan Servicing?

If you have federal student loans, you may have received a notification that your loans are being transferred to a new loan servicer. Navient, one of the largest federal loan servicers, ended its federal contract in 2021. All of the federal loans it managed were transferred to Aidvantage, a division of Maximus Federal Services. The […]

What Is The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant?

College students with financial need have access to various aid opportunities to help make higher education more attainable. One of these need-based financial aid programs is the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program. In the 2021-22 academic year, nearly $875 million in FSEOG grant funds were awarded to eligible students across 3,500 schools nationwide. […]

Why You Need To Apply For A Parent PLUS Loan Every Year

To help their children earn their college degrees, more and more parents are taking out loans to cover their child’s education costs. In fact, a recent Sallie Mae study found that 21% of families with college students relied on parent student loans to pay for school. Federal parent PLUS loans are a popular option because […]

Student Loan Prequalification: What It Is And How To Get It

If you’ve been shopping around for private student loans, you might have been prompted to prequalify with lenders you’re interested in. That’s generally good advice to follow, but it’s important to understand why. Here’s how student loan prequalification works and how it can help you score the best possible deal on your education debt. What […]

Here's when local pools will open for the season

SPOKANE, Wash. – Summer is just around the corner, which means pool season is almost here.  Local pools and aquatic centers will open and operate on different days. Here’s when you can expect them to be ready:  City of Spokane…

Spokane County family aquatic facilities to open Saturday

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Starting Saturday, Spokane County's Northside and Southside family aquatic facilities will open to the public! These facilities feature heated activity pools, heated splash pads, concessions, shade umbrellas, towering…

Juneteenth celebrations in Spokane this weekend

SPOKANE, Wash. --- Sunday, June 19 is Juneteenth -- a holiday that commemorates the announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation, and for years, has been a celebration of African-American culture in the United States. 2022 is the second year Juneteenth is…