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There are a number of resources out there to help you figure out the best way to manage student loan debt. If student loan debt has forced you to take out credit cards, debt assistance on your credit card debt is available. Give us a call at (800) 769-3571.

This calculator will help you figure out how much financial aid you may qualify for, to help you and your family plan ahead for college. 

FAFSA Online Help
Need a bit of guidance on FAFSA? Here’s where to find all of the information you may need.

Types of Grants and Scholarships
This breakdown helps you understand the different types of federal grants and scholarships available.

How to Pay Off Student Loans
Learn about how, when, and to whom you’ll make your federal student loan payments in this guide.

Avoiding Scams
Don’t get scammed by someone claiming to be from a loan servicer. Find out how to spot potential scams.

Repaying Student Loans: Calculator
This calculator will help you figure out how long it will take you to pay off the rest of your student loans at the current interest rates.
The U.S. Department of Education provides a number of tips and advice on how to best manage your student loans.

American Student Assistance
An unbiased nonprofit that provides neutral student loan information, ASA offers an honest look at student loans and provides advice to borrowers.

College Scholarship Services Profile
The CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE is an application distributed by the College Board in the United States allowing college students to apply for financial aid. It is primarily designed to give private member institutions of the College Board a closer look into the finances of a student and family. The CSS Profile asks questions about the financial status of the student and the student's parents. The information the student gives in the CSS Profile is then sent to colleges or universities that the student specifies.

National Student Loan Data System
The U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.

The Project on Student Debt
For Americans of all socio-economic backgrounds, borrowing has become a primary way to pay for higher education. The Project on Student Debt works to increase public understanding of this trend and the implications for our families, economy, and society. Recognizing that loans play a critical role in making college possible, the Project's goal is to identify cost-effective solutions that expand educational opportunity, protect family financial security, and advance economic competitiveness.

The Project on Student Debt is an initiative of the Institute for College Access & Success, a nonprofit independent research and policy organization dedicated to making college more available and affordable to people of all backgrounds.

Mapping Your Future
A free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. Our goal is to help individuals achieve life-long success by empowering students, families, and schools with web-based information and services. 

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) People who work in the public service sector for 10 years qualify for forgiveness on federal educational loans.

Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) are available from a variety of sources, often from schools, employers, states and the federal government.  These programs can help you make payments on your educational loans.

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American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) provides nonprofit credit counseling, financial education, debt relief consolidation and debt reduction services for consumers nationwide. We offer free credit counseling to help individuals and families learn how to pay down credit card debt and how to eliminate debt altogether. As an alternative to expensive unsecured debt consolidation programs for settling credit card debt, our debt management programs help consumers pay off debts and manage credit card debt more quickly by consolidating payments. We also offer debt negotiation services to help reduce finance charges and interest rates. And our financial education services show consumer how to manage money more effectively and how to get rid of credit card debt more quickly – usually in five years or less.

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