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Financial Literacy Resources

Financial Literacy Tools and Resources:

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Federal Loan counseling for all schools on the Reynolda Campus

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

Entrance Counseling:

Exit Counseling: National Student Loan Data System

Forgiveness, Cancellation, and Discharge:

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


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

CashCourse: What Would My Loan Payments Be?

NerdScholar Student Loan Calculator

Student Loan Repayment Interest Rate Tables

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Tables for estimating monthly loan payments and total interest

Income-Based Repayment

SallieMae Income-Based Repayment Plan
Watch a video about the Pay as you Earn plan

Public Service Forgiveness
A new way to reduce your loans after graduation

Private Student Loan Consolidation

A List of Suggested Lenders from
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
General information about budgeting, loan repayment, and credit difficulties
More specific information about loan consolidation

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

General Financial Literacy Information


The Ultimate Guide to Student Finances