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|2 weeks 3 days ago||I'm curious why the student||
I'm curious why the student loan post was deleted? That's a topic, espeically in a place like this where so, so many are either students or recent graduates, would find enormous value (particularly the PSLF portion). Just curious...
|2 weeks 3 days ago||"However, i think the 10 and||
"However, i think the 10 and 25 year forgiveness plans were part of an Executive Order not a legislative change so loan forgiveness may be eliminated."
This is not correct.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||If that's what you want to||
If that's what you want to do, that's sort of the point of the program: to allow those who want to do that, but would otherwise be priced out of the work by the cost of their degree to be able to do the work.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Those are separate repayment||
Those are separate repayment programs. There are different programs that incentivize teachers to work in certain areas, but you can actually gain eligibility for both those programs and PSLF.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||"Apparently the first two||
"Apparently the first two years she was making payments on them didn't count since she was making more than the minimum."
That can't be right. I believe you meant to say "paying more than the minimum" not "making more than the minimum". The DOE guidance is clear on why that is:
"However, if you do want to pay more than your required monthly payment amount, you should contact your servicer and ask that the extra amount not be applied to cover future payments. Otherwise, you may end up being paid ahead, and you can’t receive credit for a qualifying PSLF payment during a month when no payment is due."
|2 weeks 3 days ago||*October, not September. In||
*October, not September.
In terms of DOE rumblings, the only real issue there is with people who are going to attempt to qualify as "other not-for-profit organizations" (i.e. not-for-profits that are not 501(c)(3) organizations), such as in the suit just filed lead by some folks who work/worked for the ABA. There shouldn't be any issue for those work in government or for a 501(c)(3) organization, though.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Just since he said 25 years||
Just since he said 25 years (which would be IBR, rather than PYE which would be 20) I can't not say this: be absolutely certain that you have qualifying loans (i.e. "Direct" loans). Not all loans that qualify for IBR are "Direct" loans. It'd be a travesty to not qualify for PSLF at the end because you don't have the right loans (or just to lose out on months before your figure that out). There is a form that you can submit to the DOE that confirms the eligibility of your loans and that your employer counts for PSLF.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Correct, the forgiven amount||
Correct, the forgiven amount under PSLF is not taxable income.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||If you've not yet checked out||
If you've not yet checked out Live PD, you're missing out. Friday and Saturday nights at 9:00pm on A&E. Oustanding television.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Bob Huggins at WVU.||
Bob Huggins at WVU.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Speaking of things I can't||
Speaking of things I can't believe so many people were duped into believing...
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Blah. Blah. Blah blah blah||
Blah. Blah. Blah blah blah blah.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||It's sad that people find a||
It's sad that people find a hilarious gif hilarious? Good lord, get a grip.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||I can watch this one all day.||
I can watch this one all day.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||His biggest liability is that||
His biggest liability is that he's awful with the cap. The one thing you can't be bad at if you want to be successful in the "new NHL".
|11 weeks 1 day ago||"each team has those" Not||
"each team has those"
|11 weeks 1 day ago||"Literally every other||
"Literally every other fanbase in the NHL would kill to have Ken Holland."
|11 weeks 1 day ago||He should have been let go||
He should have been let go several years ago. He's just well past his prime and, frankly, never has really shown he's worth keeping since before the lost season due to the lockout (i.e. when the cap came in). Yes, a Cup in that span, but it came on the coat tails of the pre-cap work. He just doesn't have the tools to compete in the cap era.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||I know. You guys did a great||
I know. You guys did a great job throughout it all. It just annoyed me that people are criticizing by saying "this was posted yesterday" when the vast majority of people who read and post here will never, ever know that.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Which job? Is it (1) the||
Which job? Is it (1) the return the thread about this from yesterday that no longer exists job or (2) the delete this non-duplicate (see above) thread?
|11 weeks 4 days ago||I mean, hell everyone knows||
I mean, hell everyone knows that!
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Same. One of the absolute||
Same. One of the absolute best parts of this blog is that it is (almost always) politics free. If someone is so desperate to interject politics into every aspect of their lives that they feel compelled to bring it here, there is something truly wrong with them.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Riiiiiiight....||
|12 weeks 1 day ago||This is a really good idea.||
This is a really good idea. Thanks for sharing this. It's such a huge problem and a fundamental issue with ensuring a successful learning environment. It is, after all, a primary component of the base of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. If kids can't have their physiological needs met, they will never feel safe, which means they'll never feel that they belong. It's so important and so many people overlook the very basics. People always ask these questions about what's important for learning and go to things like books, teachers, desks, etc, but if someone is hungry (or can't meet any of the physiological needs) those other things don't matter. Major kudos to your school and it's PTA for doing that!
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Saying that there isn't a||
Saying that there isn't a controversy surrounding this topic is just laughable. Regardless of whether you think that, there are tons of people who don't and do find it controversial and almost always there is a direct connection between a person's views on this topic and their political orientation (in both directions). That's why it isn't a topic that is ever discussed here, and shouldn't be.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Sure, ok. Whatever you say.||
Sure, ok. Whatever you say. You can pretend it's not political all you want. It is. It's controversial, whether you like it or not, and it's not the kind of thing we need to be posting about here under the (very clear) "no politics" rule.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Might want to brush up on the||
Might want to brush up on the definition of politics. Pretty straightforward.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Science itself isn't, but||
Science itself isn't, but "preservation of (insert science topic) research" certainly is. If you think that isn't politics, I literally don't have any idea what to say. That's as political as it gets.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Yes, this. This is a||
Yes, this. This is a fantastic organization that does great work. For anyone interested in a business career, it is excellent volunteer service that looks great on the old resume.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||No politics please.||
No politics please.