Student Loans

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Student Loan Borrower Assistance

Website section of National Consumer Law Center http://www.studentlo

Student Loan Foregiveness Programs

Under certain circumstances, the federal government will cancel all or part of an educational loan. Look here to learn about several programs that are available and how to access them. 

Student Loan Consolidation and Cancellation

Applies to Stafford and other Federal Loan Programs. This site will give you information on how to qualify and how to apply. They stress the consolidation option, where you are able to get a lower interest rate and monthly payment, but the loan pe

Student Loan Assistance

National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project is a resource for borrowers, their families, and advocates representing student loan borrowers. This site is for people who already have student loans and want to know more

Federal Financial Aid

Here's the place to start if you are exploring federal financial aid for college. The site provides links to specific programs and how to apply for them. http://www2.ed.gov/finaid/landi

Choosing An Education And Financing It

Yes, there are scams in higher education and financing. Find out more about the options available and how to avoid a "Degree of Deception" that won't lead to better employment prospects. Also talk about fraudulent student scholarships and grants.&