Discharge of Disabled People’s Student Loans

Today the government announced that they are taking steps to make sure that people who are totally and permanently disabled get the student loan discharges that they are entitled to. This is a good step. But it would sure be nice to see some progress toward discharging loans for people who can’t afford to pay them and who have no way to earn the money. For example, people at or near retirement who aren’t going to get a job that pays well. Here is the article:
http://www.stripes.com/news/us/student-debt-of-nearly-400-000-permanently-disabled-people-will-be-forgiven-1.404179

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