Essentially, if you have Federal Student Loans you will be able to consolidate them into one loan. However, if you have private loans, the new law will not have any impact on them.
As I start exploring Student Loan Debt more this month, I want to share with you the places I've discovered while digging. Some great resources so far have been:
Project on Student Debt
Coming up soon, we'll take a look at the argument that Student Loan Forgiveness is a horrible economic policy. Is it really? We'll explore soon. Keep chipping away at that debt!