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Is it true that teachers can get student loans forgiven?

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    Always wondering if the rumor was true. Do teachers get part of or all of their student loans forgiven, once they are a teacher for a while? Does anyone here know the specifics on how that works? I promised my sister I would look into it..
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    It's true, but it's not nearly as easy as some might make it out to be. The teacher has to meet a whole lot of very specific conditions before even being able to apply to have their loans forgiven. I found a really interesting government website that it explains it in-depth.

    Wondering whether you can get your federal student loans forgiven or canceled for your service as a teacher?
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    This should really start you in the right direction as well:

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    I did a little research on these guys and I would caution anyone before going too far with them. They aren't accredited by the BBB, unlike other student loan forgiveness companies. I also came across this piece from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that warns consumers of the various scams out there when it comes to student debt forgiveness: CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams.

    There are specific Federal programs available for teachers looking for information on debt forgiveness that would likely be a lot safer than going through a third party. The Federal Student Aid website is probably the best site for anyone looking for more information to go to. HERE is the specific link discussing their debt forgiveness program for *certain* teachers and how they can apply for it.
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    Jarton Wrote: I did a little research on these guys and I would caution anyone before going too far with them. They aren't accredited by the BBB, unlike other student loan forgiveness companies. I also came across this piece from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that warns consumers of the various scams out there when it comes to student debt forgiveness: CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams.

    There are specific Federal programs available for teachers looking for information on debt forgiveness that would likely be a lot safer than going through a third party. The Federal Student Aid website is probably the best site for anyone looking for more information to go to. HERE is the specific link discussing their debt forgiveness program for *certain* teachers and how they can apply for it.
    Woah. I think I just got a little youtube hoodwinked. My mind saw the US in their name, and thought it was legit and official, not 3rd party. Goes to show why they do that sort of thing. My apologies, and thanks for bringing this to my attention.