Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti, who was able to get the remaining balance of her son’s federal student loans written off after he was killed, but could not do so with a New Jersey state agency, in Manahawkin, N.J., June 22, 2016. Called “state-sanctioned loan-sharking” by a bankruptcy lawyer, the program’s aggressive collections and stringent rules can easily mean financial ruin for borrowers.
Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti, who was able to get the remaining balance of her son’s federal student loans written off after he was killed, but could not do so with a New Jersey state agency, in Manahawkin, N.J., June 22, 2016. Called “state-sanctioned loan-sharking” by a bankruptcy lawyer, the program’s aggressive collections and stringent rules can easily mean financial ruin for borrowers. MARK MAKELA NYT
Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti, who was able to get the remaining balance of her son’s federal student loans written off after he was killed, but could not do so with a New Jersey state agency, in Manahawkin, N.J., June 22, 2016. Called “state-sanctioned loan-sharking” by a bankruptcy lawyer, the program’s aggressive collections and stringent rules can easily mean financial ruin for borrowers. MARK MAKELA NYT

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July 04, 2016 10:36 AM

Being murdered is no reason to forgive student loan, New Jersey agency says

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