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A Servicemember’s Guide to Student Loan Interest Rates

ATTENTION: Many servicemembers now qualify to have their federal student loan interest rates reduced! Read more below. The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 How Do I Know If I Qualify? What Do I Need To Do To Get My Interest Rate Reduced? Can I Still Get My Interest Reduced If I Already Got Out Of The Service? Do I Q more...

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Foreclosure - Help for Servicemembers under SCRA

Note: This summary is based primarily on information posted by HUD but updated to reflect recent legislative changes. It explains protections you may have under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act [SCRA, or "the Act"]. Who Is Eligible? The SCRA protections apply to active duty military personnel who had a mortgage obligation prior to enlistment or prior to being ordered to active duty. This includes: more...

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Interactive Form - Letter to Request 6% Loan Interest Rate

When you go on active duty, it may be hard to keep up with all of your credit payments. This is especially true if you have loans with high interest rates. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) may allow you to reduce yo more...

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Interactive Form - Letter to Request Lower Credit Card Interest Rate

As a member of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other uniformed services, you have some financial protections for you and your family when you are called into active duty military service. more...

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