According to a new article published by
The Wall Street Journal, the federal government is currently on track to forgive United States
student loan debt by about $108,000,000,000 as more consumers are seeking help to pay down
their student loans, leading to lower revenues for the US’s program
to finance higher educations.
This information was disclosed in a report on Wednesday when the Government
Accountability Office projected the total costs of programs that set the
monthly payments of borrowers as a share of their earnings and to forgive
portions of borrower’s debts.
Additionally, the Government Accountability Office criticized government
accounting methods for its $1.26 trillion student-loan portfolio, focusing
on the flaws that have led the government to change projected revenues
over the years. Still, the government expects the program to create a
long-term profit, but the government has frequently lowered expectations
The article reports that President Barack Obama has promoted repayment
plans driven by income, which were passed by Congress in the 1990s and
2000’s, in order to create a sharp rise in borrowers defaulting
on their student loans since the economic collapse. According to statistics
provided by the Government Accountability Office, enrollment has increased
to nearly 5.3 million borrowers who owe about $269 billion.
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