Paying off my student debts

Continue to grow your savings while paying off your debts with advice to help you, no matter your situation.

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Our resources to help you pay off your student debts

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Less debt, less stress

Don’t let debt stand in the way of you getting your degree. Take control of your finances and start planning today to pay off your student debt. 

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How debt affects your credit score

Debt can affect your credit rating. Learn more about the importance of a good credit score, and follow our advice on how you can build it up during and after your studies.

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Debt and savings

Having student debt doesn’t mean you have to stop saving. With the right strategy, you can save for the future while paying off your debts.

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How can you pay off your debts?


We’ve got simple answers for paying off your debts faster. There are plenty of smart ways to pay off your debts, like making a budget, paying off the most expensive debts first, or consolidating your debt.

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- Are you wondering how to pay off your debt?

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I'll explain in less time than it takes me to do a sun salutation.

All twelve poses.

- Tsk tsk.

We don't say poses.

We say asanas.


All twelve asanas.

(bell dings)

- Credit card, line of credit, student loan, car loan…

If you want to pay off or reduce your debt, we have tons of tips and tricks to get you there.

All you have to do is take it step by step and reduce your debt…

- And your stress.

- You are causing me stress.


- First Asana, Mountain.

- Even if you have a mountain of debt, breathe gently through your nose...


...and make a list of all your debts, including the amount, minimum monthly payments and interest rate.

- Second Asana.

- You don't have to announce every single po-- Asana.

The second step is to make a plan, over a year, for example.

That will allow you to evaluate how much you should pay back per month in order to achieve...

- Nirvana!

- Your debt with the highest interest rate should be paid off first because it costs you more.

You have different kinds of debt with the same interest rate?

Pay off the smallest one first.

It'll be gone sooner and that's...

- Relaxing!

- Relaxing.

Above all: always make your minimum payments, every month, for all your debts.

Your credit score will thank you.

- Third Asana!

- Now you're really stressing me out.

Make a budget to see where you can cut your spending.

If your budget is tight, change your spending habits.

You can repair your broken devices, become a bargain hunter, buy used.

You can also consolidate your debt.

That means asking your bank for a loan to bring all of your debt together into one monthly payment, often at a lower interest rate.

Talk to an advisor about it.

Even if you reimburse all your debt, try to put some money aside for emergencies.

Then, you can think about saving and investing.

 And even once your debt is under control, it's important not to create more.

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I won!

- It wasn't a competition.

- It was, literally, a competition!

Let's go.

- Nah. I'mma stay.

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