Best Tips For 9 Million Student Loan Borrowers

1. Consolidate multiple loans into one loan

2. Use the federal income-driven repayment plan

3. Take advantage of loan forgiveness programs

4. Make two payments each month

5. Make payments on time

6. Look for a job that offers student loan repayment assistance

7. Ask to defer your loan payments

8. Refinance your loans

9. Make extra payments on the principal amount

10. Reduce your cost of living

11. Consider income-driven repayment plans