Financial Literacy Resources
Salt – American Student Assistance and AUWCL partner to offer loan repayment and financial literacy information to students free-of-charge. A valid AU email address is required to activate the student account.
AccessLex – A variety of online resources for law students, including guides to “Financing Your Legal Education” and “The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment”.
Annual Credit Report – A website offering free annual credit reports from each of the three major bureaus.
Federal Trade Commission – Consumer education on credit reporting, repairs, and debt relief.
NSLDS – National Student Loan Data System provides loan information for borrowers, including loan amounts, interest rates, and servicer contact information. An FSA ID and password are required.
StudentAid.ed.gov – A Department of Education website containing information on preparing for college, types of federal aid programs, federal aid eligibility criteria, application process and loan repayment.
StudentLoans.gov – A Department of Education website containing a repayment estimator, income-driven repayment plan application, loan consolidation application, entrance/exit counseling, and numerous other loan resources. An FSA ID and password are required for most functionalities.
Student Loan Repayment Webinar – Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Hanson, Ph.D., a nationally-recognized student loan and finance expert.
Repaying Your Student Loans – A Department of Education resource detailing loan repayment.
Student Loan Repayment Checklist – A Department of Education resource offering loan repayment quick tips for before and after repayment begins.