Degrees Not Debt

Degrees Not Debt

Reduce Your Student Loan Debt

Existing student debt exceeds an astounding $1.2 trillion and over 40 million Americans are dealing with huge student loan payments every month. Find out how you can reduce your loan payments with Income Driven Repayments, or get rid of it all together through Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Visit www.nea.org/studentloanhelp to get started.

Wisconsin student loan debt is third highest in the country, making it hard for you to make ends meet on your starting salary. The Wisconsin Education Association Council is driving solutions for debt relief, including loan forgiveness and scholarships for teachers in hard-to-staff schools and support for education support professionals to pursue teacher certification. Plus, we’re behind the Higher Ed, Lower Debt bill to make refinancing easier and allow tax deductions for loan payments.

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