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Paying off your student loans

  • Understand the different loan types
    • From BalanceTrack, this section helps students understand the different types of loans they are receiving to finance higher education and the various repayment options.
  • Federal Student Aid information
    • Student loans are real loans and must be repaid. Federal Student Aid helps students understand repayment plans, loan consolidation, deferment and forbearance, as well as default.
  • Student loan repayment
    • From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, this website guides students through the confusing landscape of student loan repayment.
  • Postponing loan payments
    • From Federal Student Aid, this article explains the concepts of deferment or forbearance. These are options available to students that allow you to temporarily postpone federal student loan payments.