Tag: Student Loans

Trump Signs Executive Order to Eliminate Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans

on August 21, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday directing the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans of 100% disabled veterans.

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$74.9 Million Paid in Employee Student Loan Benefits

By on August 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
$74.9 Million Paid in Employee Student Loan Benefits

Federal employees received almost $75 million in student loan repayment benefits in 2017.

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Planning on Student Loan Forgiveness? Be Careful

By on October 16, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Planning on Student Loan Forgiveness? Be Careful

A recent GAO report found that the Education Department’s student loan forgiveness program isn’t working out so well for borrowers.

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How to Help Your Employees Repay Their Student Loans

By on December 2, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How to Help Your Employees Repay Their Student Loans

Nearly 14 percent of the American population carries over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, which rises rapidly every second. Here is some information for programs available to federal employees to help with repaying student loan debts.

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House Republicans Propose Increasing Retirement Contributions to Fund Student Loans

By on June 1, 2012 in Retirement with 0 Comments

In a letter to President Obama, House Republicans have suggested increasing federal employee retirement contributions as one of two possible options to fund an extended 3.40% interest rate for student loans.

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GAO: OPM Needs To Work With CHCO's To Better Administer Student Loan Repayment Program

By on July 24, 2005 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

OPM should work with the CHCO Council to determine more efficient ways to administer the federal student loan program and to measure its results, GAO said.

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