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Fresh Start Opt-In Information

March 31, 2023

Fresh Start is a one-time, temporary program from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) that offers special benefits for borrowers whose federal loans defaulted prior to 03/13/2020. Fresh Start automatically gives you some benefits, such as restoring access to federal … Continued

How to Pay for College Virtual Series

January 13, 2023

Join NCSEAA and CFNC throughout the month of February for this free, virtual series and learn how you can pay for college. Register now!

NEW! Income-Driven Repayment Program Changes

June 22, 2022

On April 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education announced several changes and updates that will bring certain federal loan borrowers closer to forgiveness under income-driven repayment plans. Please see the income-driven repayment plan account adjustment announcement from the U.S. … Continued

Collection Suspension on Defaulted Federal Loans Extended

April 11, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education has made a further extension to the period of collection suspension on defaulted federal loans through December 31, 2022 (the pause had previously been extended through August 31, 2022). As a result, collection activity on … Continued