There’s more than one path to forgiveness – get the facts on repayment, forgiveness, and refinacing options and develop your personalized plan on a free 30-minute consultation with one of our GradFin student loan specialists.1 GradFin helps borrowers qualify for an average of over $110k in student loan forgiveness.2
With GradFin’s expertise, we’ve helped borrowers achieve more than $90 million in federal student loan forgiveness to date.3
Understand your Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) and forgiveness options.
See if you qualify and help you stay on track for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).4
Compare simple refinancing options that could help you save on student loans.
If you're already in the right repayment program, GradFin helps you stay on track.
Become a member to easily enroll in PSLF and stay in comBecome a member to easily apply for IDR, optimize your tax savings plan, and stay in compliance with the program throughout your enrollment.
IDR allows you to set manageable monthly payments based on your income. That means YOU determine how much you can afford to pay each month on your path to forgiveness. Learn more about the different IDR programs available to you in our comprehensive guide.Read More
GradFin was founded in 2015 to help student loan borrowers manage their loans, repay them faster, start saving earlier and achieve their financial goals. GradFin provides borrowers access to free consultations with student loan specialists, helping them understand their options through student loan forgiveness, refinancing, or a combination of both.
Now a brand of KeyBank N.A., GradFin’s specialists have over 50 years of combined experience in working in federal student loan management, including from former FedLoan Servicing trained employees, and have conducted over 60,000 consultations with borrowers since 2015.
A GradFin student loan specialist will break down your student loan profile, provide a chart on what your new loan payoff could look like, answer questions about what terms are the best for your unique situation, and answer any application questions you may have.
If refinancing is determined to be your best option, they can help you understand what information impacts the interest rate that you might expect to be offered on your loan refinancing. Items such as your FICO score, income level, student loan balance, and current interest rate structure can impact your offer, and your specialist can walk you through how to qualify for the lowest rates on your loans.
Income-driven repayment was introduced to provide borrowers with options other than forbearance when they have trouble making monthly payments. Four of the more popular income-driven options are, Income-Based Repayment (IBR), Pay As You Earn (PAYE), and Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE), and Income-Contingent Repayment (ICR) all of which adjust the borrower’s payments based on their adjusted gross income and family size – not how much they owe. Those pursuing PSLF will need to be enrolled in an IDR plan.
The Department of Education (ED) will conduct a one-time account adjustment to borrower accounts that will count time toward IDR and PSLF forgiveness, including:
Borrowers who have commercially managed FFEL, Perkins, or Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program loans should apply for a Direct Consolidation Loan by the end of 2023, to get the full benefits of the one-time account adjustment. For more information, visit studentaid.gov.
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