Student borrowers with cancer can now pause their payments
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 8:29 AM
Student loan borrowers with cancer can now pause their payments. Under the rule, included in a recent bipartisan congressional spending package, borrowers are exempt from student loan payments throughout their treatment for cancer and then for six months afterward. Additionally, interest will not accrue during the postponement. "Dealing with student loans is an additional source of stress."