Default Prevention

Review Your Federal Student Loans 

The National Student Loan Data System Maintains information about all your Federal Student Loans.  This site allows you to access the total amount of every loan, who your lender is, and the status of your loan.

Questions on loan repayment? 

The U.S. Department of Education provides students with information on loan repayment and consolidation.  Understanding how you repay your loans can go a long way toward building a solid financial foundation.

Department of Education Guide to Defaulted Student Loans 

The site is intended to be the centralized web portal for any information and activities related to defaulted education debt for the U.S. Department of Education.  If you are a loan borrower or grant recipient with defaulted federal education debt that you have not repaid per your loan or grant requirements that are now in a defaulted status, use this Web site for information and tools to help you resolve your debt.  You can view a summary/overview of your defaulted debt amount, your payment history on your defaulted federal education debt, and options for resolving your debt.  You can also access forms that you can download; submit requests for hearings, reviews, and discharges; and submit complaints. 

This site is your source for information from the U.S. Department of Education about how to manage your student loans.


Financial Tools

Identity Theft 

This Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft.  It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.  On this site consumers can learn how to avoid identity theft-and learn what to do if their identity is stolen.

Keep Track of what you spend 

Mint is a free budget tool that can be accessed either from your computer or smartphone.  Mint automatically pulls all your financial information into one place, so you can finally get the entire picture.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness 

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program allows eligible borrowers to cancel the remaining balance of their Direct Loans.


Financial Literacy Quick Start Guide PDF
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