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Financial Literacy Resources

Financial Literacy Tools and Resources:

Be Fiscally Fit!  Use CashCourse to improve financial literacy and financial well-being.  Make informed financial decisions throughout your college years and into your professional life.

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Learn to manage your money with free online financial resources at your fingertips.

Federal Loan counseling for all schools on the Reynolda Campus

(Undergraduate College, Divinity, Graduate Arts & Sciences, Schools of Business, Law)

Entrance Counseling: StudentLoans.gov

Exit Counseling:  StudentLoans.gov

Forgiveness, Cancellation, and Discharge: Studentaid.ed.gov

Student Loan Advisor for Undergraduates

FinAid Student Loan Advisor
How much educational debt can you afford?

LearnStuff: Student Loans
General information about student loans

Student Loan Status

National Student Loan Data System
A national database to help students track their educational loans

Loan Repayment Calculators

On-line tools for estimating monthly loan payments after graduation

FinAid Loan Calculator

PayBackSmarter

CashCourse: How Long Will it Take to Pay Off My Loan?

CashCourse: What Would My Loan Payments Be?

NerdScholar Student Loan Calculator

Income-Based Repayment

Income-based repayment of loans (See this video.)

FinAid Income-Based Loan Repayment Information

Income-based repayment calculator (15% version)

Income contingent repayment calculator

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Federal Student Aid Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Private Student Loan Consolidation

A List of Suggested Lenders from Finaid.org
For recent graduates who need to lower monthly loan payments

Default Facts and Tips

Student Loan Default Facts and Repayment Tips for Struggling Borrowers
Steps students can take when having difficulty with loan repayment

Managing Student Loan Debt

CashCourse: Paying Back Student Loans
Watch the video

CashCourse: Paying Back Student Loans
Register to begin the e-learning course

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
Ombudsman for complaints regarding difficulties with a loan

Federal Student Loan Ombudsman

The Ombudsman Group is dedicated to helping resolve disputes related to Direct Loans, Federal Family Education Loans (FFEL), Program loans, Guaranteed Student Loans, and Perkins Loans.  If you’re in a dispute about your federal student loan, contact the Federal Student Aid Ombudsman Group as a last resort.

Via on-line assistance:                 http//studentaid.gov/repay-loans/disputes/prepare

Via telephone: 877-557-2575
Via fax: 606-396-4821
Via mail: FSA Ombudsman Group
P.O. Box 1843
Monticello, KY 42633

General Financial Literacy Information

CashCourse

The Ultimate Guide to Student Finances

A Guide to Graduating Debt Free