Five websites for student loan information
When it comes to student loans, there is a lot of information on the internet. Which sources are accurate and trustworthy? The five sites below provide reliable information that can help you borrow wisely, manage your payments and build good credit. 

2.  Learn about federal student loan program benefits, interest rates, repayment plans and more at If you have received federal financial aid, you can log in to the site and view your federal student loan and grant history, find your federal student loan servicer and learn where to make your loan payments.

3.  Direct Loan borrowers sign their Master Promissory Note and complete Entrance Counseling at Borrowers can also use this site to complete Exit Counseling which will help them understand repayment options, apply for federal consolidation loans, and/or explore income driven repayment plans. 

4.  Students who attend schools that participate in SALT can track their student loans, learn about repayment options and use SALT's student loan repayment calculator. Even if your school doesn't participate in SALT, as a Maine student you can take advantage of hundreds of free resources including articles, videos and interactive lessons about managing student loans. Check out October's 5 on the 5th to learn more! SALT® is also available to Maine high school students at

5. was established as a public service to provide free and independent information about financing higher education. Check out the wealth of general information including borrowing options and repayment plan descriptions.

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