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Helping people understand student loans is our job at SALT™, and few are better at it than Betsy Mayotte—the director of regulatory compliance for American Student Assistance®(our parent company). We told borrowers to “Just Ask” her questions, so check out her answers below (as well as her cat—because if Piglet can’t make student loans better, what can?).

You Never Have To Pay For Help With Your Federal Student Loans

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Helping people understand student loans is our job at SALT™, and few are better at it than Betsy Mayotte—the director of regulatory compliance for American Student Assistance®(our parent company). We told borrowers to “Just Ask” her questions, so check out her answers below (as well as her cat—because if Piglet can’t make student loans better, what can?).

4 Great Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

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I vaguely remember getting my first tax refund in college. I’m pretty sure most of it went to a new wardrobe and a few pizza nights with friends. I was paying for college mostly with student loans and had never had that much money on hand in my life. So, why not enjoy my sudden wealth?

I’d find out why 4 years later.

Can You Avoid Parents Signing Student Loan Paperwork?

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Helping people understand student loans is our job at SALT™, and few are better at it than Betsy Mayotte—the director of regulatory compliance for American Student Assistance® (our parent company). We told borrowers to “Just Ask” her questions, so check out her answers below (as well as her cat—because if Piglet can’t make student loans better, what can?).

What It’s Really Like To Be Broke [COMIC]

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When it comes to reality TV and money management, people don’t usually find much that seems “real” to them (no offense if you are of the Dumpster-diving persuasion).

But imagine if you could make thousands of dollars for making a television show about your financial life? If the real world worked that way, no one would hurt for cash … well, at least for a little while. Unfortunately, our #20SomethingProblems gang may never get that chance—as you can see in our latest comic.

Does Switching Jobs Make You Ineligible For Loan Forgiveness?

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Helping people understand student loans is our job at SALT™, and few are better at it than Betsy Mayotte—the director of regulatory compliance for American Student Assistance® (our parent company). We told borrowers to “Just Ask” her questions, so check out her answers below (as well as her cat—because if Piglet can’t make student loans better, what can?).