Government (US) and Non-Profit Loan Information
These links include resources from official government agencies or non-profits, which are most likely to have the most accurate and up-to-date information. Government sources should be your first stop to learn about managing any debt you may have.
U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
"We protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law. We arm people with the information, steps, and tools that they need to make smart financial decisions."
Inceptia, A division of NSLP
Building upon over 30 years of experience, Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program (NSLP), is a nonprofit organization providing expertise in higher education access, student loan repayment, analytics, default prevention, financial education and verification. Inceptia educates students on how to pay for college, guides borrowers through loan repayment counseling, and provides default prevention strategies and services to schools.
National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project
The National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project is a resource for borrowers, their families, and advocates representing student loan borrowers.
The Institute for College Access & Success
An independent, nonprofit organization, the Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) works to make higher education more available and affordable for people of all backgrounds. By conducting and supporting nonpartisan research, analysis, and advocacy, TICAS aims to improve the processes and public policies that can pave the way to successful educational outcomes for students and for society. One of TICAS’ initiatives is the Project on Student Debt, which works to increase public understanding of this student debt and the implications for our families, economy, and society.
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