Great deals from T-Mobile
MTA Benefits is celebrating 10 years of partnering with T-Mobile to
offer members mobile discounts. Never before have MTA members
had so many plan options and such great savings opportunities.
There truly is something for everyone.
T-Mobile Amplified TM is the premium plan, offering a discount of
22 percent to 33 percent depending upon the number of lines you
choose. The plan includes more unlimited features for everyone:
• Unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data
• Unlimited HD video streaming
• Unlimited FREE Gogo® in-flight Wi-Fi
T-Mobile’s all-inclusive pricing will allow you to say goodbye to bill
shock and surprise fees. The price you see is the price you pay:
• 1 line — $70/month
• 2 lines — $120/month
• 3 lines — $140/month
• 4 lines — $160/month
The MTA Advantage is a publication of MTA Benefits, a subsidiary of the Massachusetts Teachers Association
A recent alert from www.studentaid.ed.gov
advises that individuals may still be eligible for
loan forgiveness if their applications to the Public
Service Loan Forgiveness Program were denied
because some or all payments were not made
under a qualifying repayment plan. The U.S.
Department of Education is referring to this
reconsideration as the Temporary Expanded
Public Service Loan Forgiveness opportunity.
Do you qualify?
The temporary opportunity is available only to
Direct Loan Program borrowers. Borrowers with
loans made under the Federal Family Education
Loan Program are not eligible.
To qualify for loan forgiveness under the temporary
expanded opportunity, you must have:
• Submitted the PSLF Application for Forgiveness
and had that application denied only because
some or all of your payments were not made
under a qualifying repayment plan for PSLF.
• Had at least 10 years of full-time employment
certified by a qualifying employer and
approved by FedLoan Servicing, the Department
of Education’s federal loan servicer for the
• Made 120 qualifying payments under the new
requirements for the temporary opportunity
while working full time for your qualifying
employer or employers.
Talk to the experts
It's often difficult to decipher your federal student
debt options. MTA Benefits has partnered with
Student Debt Solutions by eFiscal Networks, the
Financial Counseling Association of America and
the nonprofit debt relief agency Cambridge Credit
Counseling to provide you with the tools you need
to quickly identify your options. Members may
participate in a free one-hour webinar on student
loan debt education. You'll learn the various loan
types, federal repayment plans, income-driven
Student loan forgiveness alert
Customers choosing the Amplified plan also receive Netflix at no additional charge
when they sign up for two or more qualifying lines. With the T-Mobile Tuesdays
app, customers are thanked every Tuesday with free items and awesome deals.
Unlimited has no age limits! As your household size decreases, your savings should
increase. That’s exactly what the Unlimited 55+ plan does. Empty nesters 55 and
older qualify for two lines for only $70 per month with autopay.
Veterans, service members and their families receive 50 percent off two to six lines
on their account! That means four lines on this plan will only cost you $100.
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The MTA member discount is available to both new and existing T-Mobile
customers. These discounts are not available in retail stores. Call
855.570.9947 and ask for the Massachusetts Teachers Association member
discount. Mention promo code 15255TMOFAV. If you have additional
questions, visit mtabenefits.com or e-mail Joanne Pritts, program specialist,
repayment plans and loan forgiveness options. To
sign up for a webinar, log in to mtabenefits.com
and visit the Seasonal Offers section. Look under
"Student Loan Webinars" for the schedule and