Queenslanders desperate for help in not being able to pay for phone bills – Brisbane Times

Desperate Queenslanders are reaching out for help after struggling to pay mounting phone and internet bills. More than 137 lawyers, social workers, financial counsellors, NGO workers and professionals were surveyed as part of a report to be released by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman and Community Legal Centres Queensland on Friday. Almost half of Queensland’s community…

Education Dept.’s mishandling of student debt relief claims creating headaches for applicants – Washington Post

Betsy DeVoss Education Department has mistakenly kicked student loan borrowers out of forbearance. (Ted S. Warren/AP) Chad Godfroy has saved every email from the U.S. Department of Education since submitting an application in 2015 to have his federal student loans cancelled. Despite the continued wait, Godfroy, 38, took comfort in knowing his payments would be postponed as long…

Education Dept.’s mishandling of student debt relief claims creating headaches for applicants – Washington Post

Betsy DeVoss Education Department has mistakenly kicked student loan borrowers out of forbearance. (Ted S. Warren/AP) Chad Godfroy has saved every email from the U.S. Department of Education since submitting an application to have his federal student loans cancelled in 2015. Despite the continued wait, Godfroy, 38, took comfort in knowing his payments would be postponed as…