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Managing Student Loan Debt & Focusing on What Matters
 
Date: 03/18/2014
 
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
 
Presented by: YLS Executive Council and The Chicago Bar Foundation
 
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Law graduates have important decisions to make about managing their student debt. Flexible repayment options and forgiveness provisions are available, but the details matter and it can be confusing to figure it out on your own. Join Heather Jarvis, an attorney and nationally recognized student loan expert at this comprehensive workshop as she covers:

Financial planning for student loan borrowers
  • How student loans affect your credit
  • Student loans and mortgage qualification
  • Evaluating when to pay down debt and when to save
  • Tax issues specific to student loan borrowers

    Understanding your options for managing student debt
  • Overview on curing default*
  • Strategies for reducing your overall costs
  • Income-driven repayment
  • President Obama's Pay As You Earn Plan
  • Loan forgiveness that is not tied to employment
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Five Steps

    More information is listed below.


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