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Explore your student loan repayment options and what student loan monthly payment you can afford with calculators from the trusted resources below.
Let’s just say what you are already thinking—borrowing to pay for school and repaying those loans can involve a lot of jargon. What follows are definitions for many of these terms.
Whether you need to know more about your student loan repayment options as a borrower, or you are just starting to research your options for paying for college and financing choices, the information below can help.
These websites can help you conduct a deeper dive into student loans as a financial topic, as well as how your debt should factor into your money decisions.
Founded in 1951, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) is the nation's first and largest nonprofit dedicated to improving people's financial well-being.
NFCC members help millions of consumers like you through community-based offices located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Each NFCC member agency has earned our seal by adhering to high standards and ethical practices designed to help you achieve financial stability.
Funding for operations and services comes from an ever-changing combination of federal, state and local government grants, as well as donations from financial industry participants and private donors.
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