$2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill gives student-loan borrowers six months of relief

Student-loan borrowers struggling to make payments as the coronavirus cripples parts of the U.S. economy will get a temporary break under the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill the Senate unanimously approved late Wednesday.  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act lets student-loan borrowers take a six month break from making payments on their federally-backed student loans.