Help your clients (or yourself) to proactively reduce student loan debt. In this course, you will learn how to identify and differentiate between loan types and various federal programs to maximize debt forgiveness and address possible taxable events.
This will include tips and pitfalls for Income-Driven Plans, consolidation, refinance, public service, and disability programs. Bonus: learn how to eliminate and discharge private student loan debt - a very hot topic right now!
Christie has been a Florida licensed attorney for more than 25 years. She is a frequent speaker at various consumer-oriented continuing legal education seminars for other attorneys before the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association (the “TBBBA”). Christie writes a quarterly column for the TBBBA, Student Loan Sidebar, about recent student loan-related laws, regulations and developments nationwide. Whenever possible, she shares her knowledge about student loans gained from working as trial counsel for Sallie Mae, ECMC, and other student loan servicers or guarantors, and from her current law practice.