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Will the Trump Administration Forgive Student Loans for Disabled Veterans?

The Department of Education is partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs to contact disabled veterans who are eligible for student loan forgiveness. Last month, the Education Department announced it will send eligible veterans applications for a total and permanent disability discharge (TPD discharge) in the mail. The TPD discharge has existed for many years. Many borrowers who are eligible for this option, including tens of thousands of veterans, are unaware this option for student loan forgiveness exists. This is why the Education Department and Veterans Affairs Department are teaming up to notify thousands of disabled veterans who are eligible. The Education Department will cross reference data in the National Student Loan Data System with information from the Veterans Affairs Department to identify eligible borrowers. There is more good news for veterans who are eligible for this student loan forgiveness option. For many years, disabled borrowers who received a disability…
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