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Consistently rated by members as the most valuable NASFAA benefit, Today's News keeps financial aid professionals across the country apprised of the latest news, events, and trends in higher education. A new edition of Today's News gets emailed each weekday morning to 28,000+ NASFAA members. To subscribe, visit the Email Options tab of your myNASFAA account. Not a NASFAA member? Join today.

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Off the Cuff "Off The Cuff" Podcast

Hosted by NASFAA staff, this weekly podcast offers an unscripted view of hot financial aid and higher education-related topics. Listen in as NASFAA President Justin Draeger and co-hosts give you the inside scoop on what's happening in Washington, D.C.

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FAFSA Simplification Web Center

This web center was created to keep NASFAA members and the financial aid community updated on pertinent news related to FAFSA Simplification updates. Check back often as this page is updated regularly.

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Student Debt Relief Web Center

Days before the student loan repayment pause was set to expire, President Joe Biden announced on Aug. 24, 2022 that he is canceling $10,000 in student loan debt for millions of borrowers. Following months of legal challenges, the Biden Administration’s one-time debt relief program was blocked by the Supreme Court in a decision handed down on June 30, 2023. With student loan repayment resuming in October 2023, the Department of Education announced that it will pursue implementing debt relief initiatives through the negotiated rulemaking process. NASFAA has compiled the following resources for members and will continue to update this page as more guidance becomes available.

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Recent Press

NASFAA is a trusted source of reliable information, not just for financial aid professionals, but also for lawmakers, think tanks, researchers, state and national associations, and others in the higher education community as well. To request an interview, head to our Media Inquiries page. 

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