Guidance - Knowledge Center
Whether you're a new borrower looking to minimize debt, or are out of school and want to learn about repayment options, you'll find help here.
Our webcasts are available on-demand so you can watch them at any time. Each one offers free, practical advice from financial counselors with years of real-world student loan experience.
- Selecting the Repayment Plan that Works for YouSelecting the Repayment Plan that Works for You (23:23)
With repayment plan options, consolidation, and loan forgiveness, there is a way to fit your student loan payment into your life, no matter what your situation. This webcast will give you the information you need to know which options are right for you and your budget, so that your student loan payment is easier to make.
- Ten Tips to Graduating with Less DebtTen Tips to Graduating with Less Debt (25:05)
There are steps you can take to reduce your need to borrow student loans and the amount you'll have to pay back when you're out of school. This webcast will show you the way – from minimizing expenses today to understanding how your student loan payment will work within your expected salary tomorrow.
- When You Can't Pay: Explore Deferment and ForbearanceWhen You Can't Pay: Explore Deferment and Forbearance (19:54)
What happens to your student loan if you lose your job, go through a financial rough patch, or other circumstances cause you to be unable to make your payments? Deferment and forbearance can keep you on track. Learn more through this webcast, including how to know which of your many options are right for you.
- Your Credit and How Student Loans Impact ItYour Credit and How Student Loans Impact It (21:48)
The way that you manage your student loans has an important impact on your credit, which can affect many other areas of your life. With this webcast, you'll learn how to read your credit report — and how the choices you make can shape your credit history, both positively and negatively.