Seeking foregiveness

This area has a lot of public employees, so we suspect this will be of interest: You know that federal program that was supposed to forgive student loans for public employees after 10 years of payments, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)? So far it's worked out for very few people -- only 300 of the 28,000 borrowers who have submitted applications for loan forgiveness have been approved, and just 96 people have seen their loans discharged.

Here's a big Mother Jones article looking at how this happened.

[MarketWatch] [Mother Jones]

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