Top 10 Tips For Student Loan Extension

1. Get in touch with your lender as soon as you realize you can't make a payment.

2. Don't ignore the situation or your lender.

3. Have a candid conversation with your lender about your finances.

4. Make a budget and try to stick to it.

5. Prioritize your debts.

6. Understand the types of deferment and forbearance available to you.

7. Consider consolidation or refinancing your loans.

8. Serve in the military

9. Work for a nonprofit organization

10. Get a job in the public sector

11. Find out if you qualify for loan forgiveness