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Here at SALT™, we’re always looking for new ways to boost your money knowledge. Our latest? A brand new online community for students and alums just like you. We call it SALT Central.

SALT Central puts you in touch with our experts and your peers, giving you a place to talk about money, student loans, scholarships, and a bunch of other topics important to you. Here are just a few things you can do there.…

Moving On: What I Learned In The Past 2 Years At SALT

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No one prepares you for how it feels to leave a job you love in many ways. Parting is not as simple as turning in your name badge and logging off for the last time. Having accepted a new career opportunity, I’m feeling this now, as I say so long to so many wonderful colleagues—and to you, my SALT™ Blog readers.

Change can be good, but frankly, it’s a little rattling at the same time!

So, as I wind down my time at American Student Assistance® and as a SALT blogger, I wanted to share a few key things I’ve learned along the way.…

3 Final Pieces Of Advice For SALT Blog Readers

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A couple posts ago, I talked about the importance of having a side hustle. Mine, my website (Money After Graduation), has given me opportunities I never imagined when I started blogging—including a new one with a financial start-up.

I’m excited about this new opportunity, but it comes with more changes to my life. Sadly, this will be my last post for the SALT™ Blog.…

How I Figured Out Repaying Private Student Loans

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I started the student loan process without any real understanding of things like, “how student loans work,” “which ones are best,” and “what am I getting myself into?” My parents were supportive of my college dreams, but they didn’t have any experience with student loans. A lot of parents don’t.

Looking back, I wish I asked for more help—from my guidance counselor and my college’s financial aid office (at any of the schools I was applying to). An admissions counselor might have been able to point me in the direction of whom to ask. Instead, I ended up with a good chunk of my student loan debt in the form of private loans.…