Eliza Haverstock is a lead writer and spokesperson on NerdWallet's education team, where she focuses on student loan repayment and college alternatives. Previously, she reported on billionaires, investing and fintech for Forbes in New York, and she also covered private markets for PitchBook in Seattle. Eliza got started at her college newspaper at the University of Virginia and interned for Bloomberg, where she spent a summer writing a feature story about plastic straws. She is based in Washington, D.C.
- Education: B.A. in economics and history from University of Virginia
- Previous experience: Forbes, Bloomberg, PitchBook
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Navient Student Loan Cancellation: What Borrowers Need to Know
Cancellation affects those with private student loans originated between 2003 and 2014 who fell more than 7 months behind on payments.
How to Spot Student Loan Repayment Scams
Companies that charge upfront fees, promise immediate forgiveness and pressure you to sign up are red flags.
What Federal Student Loan Servicing Companies Might Not Tell You
Your student loan servicer might not tell you everything you need to know about repayment options.
MOHELA Customer Service: What It Can Do and How to Contact
MOHELA is a federal student loan servicer that manage loans and PSLF applications.
Navient No Longer Servicing Federal Student Loans
Navient was one of the federal student loan servicers that managed loans.
Great Lakes Ending Student Loan Servicing: What to Expect in 2023
Great Lakes will stop managing federal student loans in 2023.
Federal Student Loan Servicers: Who They Are and What They Do
Your student loan servicer will manage all of your federal loan payments until your debt is repaid.
Income-Contingent Repayment: How It Works and Whom It’s Best For
Income-Contingent Repayment is the least generous income-driven plan, but it’s the only one parent PLUS borrowers can use.
Student Loan Customer Service: What Your Servicer Can Do
Your federal loan servicer can help you with every aspect of student loan customer service.