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(General) Subject: Availability of Your Federal Student Loans: Learn the Basics and Manage Your Debt

Posted Date:April 13, 2009

Author: Jennifer Douglas, General Manager, Student Aid Awareness and Applicant Services Channel, Federal Student Aid

Subject: Availability of Your Federal Student Loans: Learn the Basics and Manage Your Debt

We are pleased to announce the release of Your Federal Student Loans: Learn the Basics and Manage Your Debt. This new booklet is for students who have or are considering federal student loans to pay for their postsecondary education. It covers what types of federal student loans are available, the difference between private and federal student loans, how much to borrow, tips on repaying their loan successfully, the consequences of default, and other helpful hints on how to manage student loan debt. The PDF version of this publication can be downloaded at www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov/repayingpub.

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Last Modified: 04/12/2009