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On this page you can subscribe to receive helpful information about managing your student loan, choosing the right advisor, and the type of free assistance available from the Federal Government (if you have fed loans).

Unfortunately, there is are numerous organizations focused on student loan borrowers offering quick fix help usually in the form of expensive consolidations. Borrowers should be aware that the consolidation process is essentially free and can be completed online in a few minutes. But often, creating the smartest repayment strategy requires more thoughtfulness than a quick consolidation.

Borrower Information

Borrowers should seek out help from individuals and organizations who can demonstrate their specific knowledge of student loan programs AND personal financial counseling. One option is to look for advisors who have the CSLP designation (Certified Student Loan Professional).

A CSLP has demonstrated advanced knowledge about student loan advising along with experience in personal financial services. They have completed a rigorous curriculum of coursework and have years of experience as a financial professional. You can find those individuals on this site.

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Consumers with student loans should seek out professionals who are providing services as part of their daily business activities such as financial planning, tax advice, investment services, etc.

A CSLP has demonstrated advanced knowledge about student loan advising along with experience in personal financial services. They have completed a rigorous curriculum of coursework and have years of experience as a financial professional.

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  • 11 questions to ask before hiring a student loan advisor
  • How to evaluate your private student loans for refinancing
  • The importance of taking an inventory of your student loans
  • Why you should work with a CSLP
  • And more