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Reader Question: Federal Student Loan Repayment Program

Q: I was recruited for my job with the promise that some of my student loans would be repaid by the agency I work for. I've noticed on my pay stubs that I am paying taxes on this. Is that correct? A: First, congratulations on the job! To answer your question, the federal student loan repayment program does allow agencies to repay federally insured student loans as a recruitment incentive for job candidates. The program authorizes agencies to set up their own student loan repayment programs to attract or retain highly...

Loans Available in the Federal Student Loan Repayment Program

Yesterday, we looked at an overview of the Federal Student Loan Repayment Program. Here is a list of the loans that qualify under the student loan repayment program that you should consider: Federal Family Education Loans (FFEL): •  Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans •  Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans •  Federal PLUS Loans •  Federal Consolidation Loans   William D. Ford Direct Loan Program (Direct Loans): •  Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans •...

US Department of Health and Human Services Education Benefits

The United States Department of Health and Human Services, like many federal agencies, offers education benefits designed not only to provide financial assistance but to offer valuable experience. In many cases, these benefits are extended not only to agency employees, but to anyone who meets the qualifications. Please note that qualification requirements for these benefits may change over time. Contact the agency directly with any questions or to apply.   Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals...

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