Mapping Your Future Budget Calculator
The Mapping Your Future budget calculator can help you to plan your finances during college.
Before you agree to take out a Stafford Loan, the Department of Education requires that you understand the basics of student loan debt.
Covering the cost of higher education can be a challenge for any new student. The good news is that nearly everyone is eligible to receive some form of financial aid.
Go to Mapping Your Future to learn more about:
• The necessity of repaying your student loan
• Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
• The Master Promissory Note
• Planning for repayment
• Estimating your payments
• Deferment and forbearance
• Your rights and responsibilities
• Other loan options