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Published: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Where to educate yourself on student loans

Student loans remain one of the best methods to help cover the cost of a higher education. But recent rule changes to the student loan rules, especially involving interest rates, can require more in-depth consideration before taking a loan. The Web offers a range of information about student loan programs. Here is a sampling:
American Student Assistance
www.asa.org/pdfs/borrower/student-loan-survival-guide.pdf
Spotlights the finer points of student loans and student finance, including loan types and budgeting tips, in pdf. form.
Finaid
www.finaid.org/loans/
Contains information on different education funding avenues, both public and private.
Studentloans.com
www.studentloans.com
Features variety of resources on student loans
U.S. Scholarship guide
www.usscholarshipguide.org/loans/federal.html
Offers overview of federal student loan programs
U.S. Department Of Education
studentaid.ed.gov
Provides details about how to qualify and how to apply for federal student aid programs.
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