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Ask the Hammer: Should I Pay Back My Student Loans During the Moratorium?

Jeffrey Levine, chief planning officer at Buckingham Wealth Partners, answered a reader question about whether it was reasonable to pay back student loans during the Moratorium

"On August 6th, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education announced a final extension of the pause on federal student loan payments to January 31st, 2022, the payment moratorium currently in effect for millions of federal student loan borrowers was set to end on September 30th, 2021. Does it make sense for me to make payments or to wait until the moratorium ends?"

That is the question Jeffrey Levine, chief planning officer at Buckingham Wealth Partners, answered in this installment of Ask the Hammer.

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