US will have to write off billions in student debt due to deaths

About 300,000 borrowers are estimated to have died since March 2020

07 August 2023 - 20:32 By Alex Tanzi and Claire Ballentine

The US government will have to write off billions of dollars of student loans from borrowers who died during the Covid-19 pandemic, adding another complication to a system ill-equipped to handle the resumption of payments this autumn...

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