Best Deals on Student Loans

April 27, 2007

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the FAFSA form lately, as well as the best student loans to get. has a great article on student loans right now.  Some tips shared include:

  1. Determine which type of school your family can afford
  2. Set a realistic limit on how much debt you can afford
  3. Stick with the Federal loan programs – Perkins, Stafford and PLUS loans
  4. After you’ve exhausted your options in Federal loans, get a list of lenders from the school, or from FinAid (

This is part of a series of articles on paying for college.  Click here to see the full text of this article, Best Deals on College Student LoansClick here for last weeks article, Smart Ways to Pay for College. Next weeks article will focus on the best loans for parents.

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