Episode 73:

All Things Student Loans with Heather Jarvis

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Heather Jarvis is an attorney and a nationally recognized expert specializing in student loan law. As a first-generation college student, Heather got her start in the nonprofit space and was an early advocate for policy change. 

In this episode, we take a deep dive into all thing student loans – from forgiveness to bankruptcy to changes in trends, regulations, and legislation. A must-listen for anyone who is helping individuals and families navigate student loans.

Show Notes:
1:26 How Heather got into this industry
3:24 Intro to student loan forgiveness and student debt cancellation
6:19 Different types of forgiveness
8:35 Transfer their public loans to a private loan
10:04 Student loans and bankruptcy packages
11:32 Advice & resources for those who want to learn more in this area
14:38 Inside Heather’s business model
18:07 What is going to change in the student loan space in the next few years? 
22:07 Inside the complicated marketplace
24:01 Heather’s outlook on what will move forward in a divided congress
28:56 Heather’s final 2 cents

Show Note Links
Student Aid 
CSLA Institute
Ask Heather Jarvis
Email Heather

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2 responses to “Real Money, Real Experts: All Things Student Loans with Heather Jarvis”

  1. Excellent, useful and critical information on this ever evolving financial counseling topic. Heather’s in-depth knowledge is so pertinent in 2023 and beyond.

    Thank you.

  2. I work in financial aid and am studying for my AFC certification. This was a great presentation and even I learned many things. Thank you!

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