When the deadly COVID-19 pandemic began taking a toll on the economy and Americans’ finances earlier this year, monthly payments were paused automatically for more than 42 million federal student loan borrowers. Now, with payments scheduled to resume in January, nearly half of those with federal debt say they aren’t confident that they’ll be able to…

Anna Helhoski is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: anna@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @AnnaHelhoski.

The article Survey: Borrowers Not Ready for Student Loan Payment Restart originally appeared on NerdWallet.

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