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Student borrowers with cancer can now pause their payments

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Annie Nova From: Borrowers are now exempt from their federal student loan payments throughout their treatments for cancer and then for six months afterward. Interest will not accrue during the postponement. More than 70,000 adults between the ages of 15 and 39 are diagnosed with cancer in the United States each year, and student debt is increasingly an …