Debt and Credit Management Resources

Information on Debt and Credit Management!

American Student Assistance:  Neutral Information About Student Loan Debt

Federal Trade Commission:   Consumer Information on Dealing with Debt

The Institute for College Access & Success:  An independent, nonprofit organization, the Institute for College Access & Success works to make higher education more available and affordable for people of all backgrounds.

Debt.org:  Their mission is to arm everyone — from young adults to the recently retired — with information and tools to make sound financial decisions for a successful life. 

Credit Card Insider:  Whether you are getting your first credit card or your fifth, it is important to know the basics of credit cards.

Credit Card Reviews: Information on appropriate cards for students, specifically in college.

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy:  Jump$tart is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources. Jump$tart strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making.

Experian:  Information on Loans and Credit

Money Geek:  Guide to Graduating Debt-Free

Money Instructor.com: Debt and Credit Management – Information Resources, Help, Tips, and Ideas

Practical Money Skills – Learning Games:  Financial Literacy for Everyone

Shop Sleuth:  Budgeting Guide for Kids and Teens

Student Loan Calculator:  Calculator to estimate monthly payments for paying back student loans over time.