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Deferment

Federal student loans offer borrowers a number of benefits to help them avoid default. These include deferment and forbearance benefits that allow borrowers to forgo required repayments without triggering penalty fees or…

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Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program

The Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA) provides education benefits to the spouse or children of a servicemember who died or was disabled in a service-related incident or is…

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Discretionary (Appropriations) Spending

Discretionary spending is spending that is subject to the appropriations process, whereby Congress sets a new funding level each fiscal year (which begins October 1st) for programs covered in an…