Dealing with student debt and loan payment can be terrifying. Often, it requires quite the lifestyle change. That being said, with the proper information and a solid budgeting system, paying off student loans can actually be rather painless. The trick is being well-informed.
Kirstin Le Grice, staff writer for CollegeFocus, shares four pieces of advice to help you understand your student loan, calculate your payments, budget well and identify the types of financial assistance available to you.