Federal student loan payments have been automatically suspended until the end of the year because of the ongoing pandemic. If you have private student loans, however, payments remain due — unless you’ve paused them. Roughly 5% of private loan borrowers were using forbearance as of the end of March, according to the most recent data…

Ryan Lane is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: rlane@nerdwallet.com.

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