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The Education Department is waiting for a student-loan borrower to receive cancer treatment before taking her to bankruptcy court.

On Monday, a US bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of Texas signed off on postponing Heather Smart’s hearing to get rid of her nearly $100,000 student-debt load through bankruptcy… Read More

Pritzker Administration Launches $309 Million Assistance Program for Illinois Homeowners.

CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced today the opening of the Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund (ILHAF) to help homeowners who have fallen behind on monthly mortgage payments and/or related housing expenses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More…