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U-Pick Lavender Festival returns to Deer Park

DEER PARK, Wash. -- Evening Light Lavender Farm is hosting its annual festival this weekend and you're invited. The farm has more than 24,000 plants on site and you can pick your own bouquet. The festival is tons of fun…

What To Do With Unused Student Loan Funds

When taking out student loans, you should be able to estimate approximately how much you’ll need for tuition and other related costs. But still, it’s not uncommon to have some money left over. Why You Might Have Leftover Student Loan Money When you take out federal student loans, you can ask for the maximum amount […]

Cancel Your Debt With These Student Loan Discharge Programs

Hundreds of thousands of borrowers have taken advantage of getting their loans discharged through federal programs, for reasons like total and permanent disability (TPD), school closure or bankruptcy. But not everyone qualifies for discharge programs—even though there are almost a dozen of them available at the federal level. Here’s how to tell the difference between […]

Washington law aims to decrease language barriers in school systems

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A new law will bring increased access to language interpreters in Washington. House Bill 1153, which was passed this spring, focuses on making it easier for students and families facing language barriers to access free, high-quality interpretation…

11 Pros And Cons Of Parent PLUS Loans

The cost of school can be more than what many families can afford. With the cap on federal subsidized loans and limitations based on financial need, some parents are looking for other ways to pay for their child’s education. While private student loans might be an option, parents have the choice to apply for parent […]

7 Student Loan Refinance Myths Debunked

If you’ve never refinanced a student loan before, the process can seem a little intimidating. To make matters worse, the information you find on the internet can often be misleading—or just flat-out wrong. That might sound a little disheartening, but we’re here to clear up the confusion. Below, we’ve debunked seven common refinancing myths to […]

Student Loan Forgiveness For Dentists

Dental school is expensive, which is why many students rely on student loans to cover the cost. Students who graduated in 2021 left their dental program with an average of $301,583 in student loan debt, according to the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). If a dental school grad repaid their student debt out of pocket […]

Student Loan Forgiveness For Lawyers

The average law school debt among lawyers aged 36 or under who graduated within the last 10 years was $108,000, according to the American Bar Association. If you’re a lawyer who left school with a lot of student loan debt, you have multiple options for forgiveness—especially if you work in public-interest law for a government […]

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 […]