Some high school graduates who intended to go to college don’t enroll for Fall classes. It’s a phenomenon known as “summer melt.” Take steps now to make sure your college plans don’t get derailed. Stay in contact with your school, read your mail, track your activities, and check the status of your financial aid.
Consolidation combines your federal student loans into one loan with one monthly payment, but it has both pros and cons. Find out what you need to know before you consolidate.
Your monthly student loan payments will begin again after the COVID-19 emergency relief ends. Here are six things you can do to prepare—and to make payments more affordable if need be.
Don’t fall victim to a scam: the U.S. Department of Education (ED) offers some legitimate student loan forgiveness programs and ways to lower your student loan payments–all free to apply for through your official loan servicer.