You haven’t had to make a federal student loan payment in a long time — by the time payments restart, nearly two years will have passed. When servicers turn that switch back on, bills will be due, whether you’re ready or not. Our student loans expert, Anna Helhoski joined us this week to make sure you know how to keep your loans in good standing.
0:25 Update your contact information
1:13 Explore repayment plans
2:02 Get one-on-one help
3:11 Don’t count on forgiveness
4:05 Start planning now
4:31 Final thoughts
Want more information than we can fit into a video? We put pen to paper on all your student loans questions on our site:
What happens if your servicer has the wrong information or you don’t pay? https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/loans/student-loans/student-loan-default
If you’re still not sure what to do and need one-on-one help, here’s where you can turn: https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/loans/student-loans/student-loan-debt-help
Biden student loan forgiveness and stimulus forgiveness scams are on the rise. Here’s how to protect yourself: https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/loans/student-loans/if-a-stranger-offers-you-student-loan-forgiveness-hang-up
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