May 4, 2006 :: Experts to Provide Advice on Financial Aid and Education Debt During Live Chat
Individuals interested in learning about student financial aid and managing student loans and consumer debt are encouraged to join a live Internet chat event at 6 p.m. May 16.
Mapping Your Future is offering the live chat, which is designed to help participants navigate through what some consider a maze of financial aid and student loan repayment information. During the event, financial aid and debt management experts from across the country will answer questions about:
- the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Financial aid programs
- Student loan repayment options
- Credit cards
- Credit reports
Anyone with Internet access can join in the chat by visiting www.mapping-your-future.org. Simple instructions will guide them on how to join the chat.
Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative public service project of the financial aid industry. It brings together the expertise of the industry to provide free college, career, financial aid and literacy services for schools, students and families.
The Mapping Your Future Web site is sponsored by the Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program (OGSLP) and other guaranty agencies that participate in the Federal Family Education Loan Program.
In Oklahoma, loans for higher education or post-secondary education made to students by private or public lending institutions are guaranteed by the federal government through OGSLP, a division of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.