Some of the Proposals for Tackling Student Debt

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  • Reducing Student Debt
  • The  Pay-As-You-Earn Repayment Plan
  • Refinancing at Lower Interest Rates
  •  Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act
  • Student Loan Borrowers' Bill of Rights Act
  • Students Should Know Their Rights
  • Student Investment Plans

The  Pay-As-You-Earn Repayment Plan

Obama has proposed extending the Pay-As-You-Earn repayment plan to all student borrowers. The program caps student loan payments based on income, but is currently only available to borrowers who took out loans after October 2007.

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