One of the biggest challenges you face while attending school is managing money. It is sometimes difficult to make money last, especially if you have to meet the financial needs of family or other unexpected expenses. Loans are a major source of funding for students. However, it is important to understand that there are long-term effects associated with borrowing. The goal is to use your money wisely, and find ways to budget your money.
Included below are links to information, strategies and tips that will assist you in managing your funds in order to reduce your future debt:
- Why Reduce My Loan?
- Budgeting Your Money
- Strategies on Stretching Your Dollars
- Credit Cards
- Maintaining Good Credit
- Loan Counseling
- Repaying Your Educational Loans
- Income Based Repayment/Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan
- Avoiding Defaulted Loans
- Loan Consolidation
- Other Sources to Pay for College
- Educational Tax Benefits