Student Loan Debt Resources

Student Loan Debt Resources

Student Loan Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES, suspended payments for all federally held student loans.

New Federal Relief for Student Loan Borrowers: What Does It Mean for You?
In the wake of COVID-19, the federal response to help borrowers with student loans has been swift and sweeping.

Four Steps to Take Before Student Loan Payments Restart
The pause in federal student loan payments was extended to May 1. 2022. Prepare yourself now for the day these loan payments restart.

Student Loan Program Changes Could Help Forgive Your Debt
The U.S. Department of Education made temporary changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Learn about the changes, see if you are eligible for PSLF, and find out how to get your payments counted towards forgiveness.

Know Your Student Loan Options
To finance a college education, you might need to take out student loans. Learn about the different types of student loan options.

Five Tips to Prepare College Graduates to Repay Student Loans
Graduating from college with student loan debt? Here are five tips that can prepare you for when you start making loan payments.

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Did you know you may be eligible to have your federal student loans forgiven through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)?

 

Student Loan Repayment Plan Options

Let's talk about time-based and income-driven repayment plans available for federal student loans!

 

Contact Us & Get Started

Smiling woman on the phone If you would like to learn more about the services we provide or how to start receiving support, please call 888.577.2227, email us or complete our short contact form.

Our free and confidential services are available nationwide by phone. For in-person appointments view our office locations to find a location near you!

We have counselors who are fluent in English, Spanish and Hmong. Interpretation, Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD), and TeleTYpe (TYY) services are available as needed.

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Phone, Virtual or In-Person Appointment

Call 888.577.2227 to schedule a phone or virtual appointment at a time convenient for you. Or set up an in-person appointment at one of our Minnesota or Wisconsin locations.

Please note: to limit the spread of the coronavirus, we are currently offering phone appointments. We will reintroduce in-person appointments at a later date.

Please note: we do not provide retirement planning services or investment advice.
 

What do I need for counseling?

In order for your financial counseling session to be most productive, it is helpful to have the following information available:

  • Your monthly income
  • Typical monthly expenses
  • Statements from your creditors.
  • Any other information you believe would be helpful in understanding your financial situation.