Managing and Minimizing Your Debt

Did you do the math?

Student Assistance is helping you afford your post-secondary education, but of course you want to borrow as little as possible. Every dollar you borrow today will be repaid out of your future earnings, and you'll want those monthly payments to be as small and few as possible.

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Before School: Plan ahead to minimize debt

In addition to how you budget and spend money, you are making many other decisions that will have a long-term effect on how much student debt you'll need to eventually repay.

In School: Keep your debt low

After School: Reducing Debt After Graduation