If You're In Crisis
Gerald, age 50, went to school 3 years ago in mid-life. After illness, he felt so far behind that he dropped out. Soon he was trying to pay off student loans with the same old low-paying jobs.
Feeling overwhelmed, Gerald didn’t act fast when he got a notice of student loan default. Now, he makes monthly student loan payments to a collection agency. But it feels hopeless -- his debt keeps growing because he can’t keep up with the interest charges...
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Use cost-cutting strategies from In Payment and In School Resources.
These sections will also show you what loan repayment aid you might get if you're able to reinstate your defaulted loans to regain your ‘good standing.’