Need immediate help with your credit debt?
The National Foundation for Consumer Credit (NFCC) offers:
- Credit Counseling
- Debt management plans
- May contact your creditors and make arrangements for reduced payments on your bills
Visit their site at www.nfcc.org.
Student Loan Repayment Options
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) - Provides a centralized, integrated view of all your student loans and grants.
Federal Student Aid - Understanding the repayment process for your federal student loans can go a long way toward building a solid financial foundation.
Federal Student Loan Income-Based Repayment (IBR) Plan – Repayment plan that is based on your income and family size.
Federal Student Loan Servicing – View and manage your federal student loans online. In addition, you can consolidate your loans which allows you to combine one or more of your federal education loans into a new loan.
Hands on Banking – The Hands on Banking program is a free public service provided by Wells Fargo.
Mint.com – Need to get a handle on your finances fast and free? Mint does all the work of organizing and categorizing your spending for you.
UT Arlington Budget Tool – Quick and easy tool to budget your school expenses.
Budget Pulse – Organize your cash flow, expenses and bank account in one place.
UTA Cash Course – Educate Americans on a broad range of financial topics and empowering them to make positive and sound decisions to reach their financial goals.
MyMoney.gov – Website is dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy – A free program to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.
Everfi – The leading education technology platform to teach, assess, and certify students in critical skills such as Financial Literacy, Student Loans, Digital Literacy, etc.
Learn Vest – Empowers women everywhere to take control of their personal finances so that they can afford their dreams.
Debt.org – Mission is to arm everyone from young adults to the recently retired with information and tools to make sound financial decisions for a fruitful life.
Loanhero – Empower student loan borrowers with the tools to repay their student loans more intelligently - saving time, money and frustration.
Spring Coin – An online debt relief coach that paves a clear “get out of debt” path. This tool will help you create a budget and give you personalized spending insights on how to cut down expenses.
Smarty Pig – Hands-free savings account for setting goals. Set a goal and choose the amount you want to contribute each month to reach that goal, and Smarty Pig automatically pulls that amount from your checking account each month.
Checking Finder – Find the best checking account in your location. Enter your zip code and compare banks and credit union rates.
AnnualCreditReport.com: This central site allows you to request a free credit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
Experian – One of the best providers of credit information. Offers credit reports, credit help online to teach you how to successfully manage your credit rating and protect against credit card fraud.
Federal Reserve – Provides a wealth of information about the new rules for credit card companies.