Personal Finance

Student Loans

Specialized guidance on managing student loans and staying up to date with the latest policy and news.


Understanding Student Loans
How Do I Know If My Student Loans Are Federal?
To check if your student loans are federal, visit the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) at or contact your loan servicer. Federal loans are listed in NSLDS.
Government Policy and News
When Do Student Loan Payments Resume?
Federal student loan payments resume after September 1, 2023, with interest accruing from that date. Monthly bills start in October. Check with your loan servicer for specific due dates.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
When Is the FAFSA Deadline?
The FAFSA deadline for federal aid is June 30 2024. However, state and college deadlines vary and are often earlier. Check specific deadlines for each school and state.