Steps to Take to Prepare for the Student Loan Repayment Restart

The sun is setting on the student loan payment pause. On September 1, 2023, interest will once again start accruing on your student loans. Payments will restart sometime in October.

It’s been a hot minute since many people’s budgets have included student loan payments, and for some, their budgets have never seen a student loan payment. No matter your situation, preparations need to be made to make sure you can make payments without a negative impact on your finances and quality of life.

In this episode, I’m going over the steps you should take to prepare.

Prepare for the Student Loan Repayment Restart Episode Details


  • What the student loan repayment restart is
  • How the student loan repayment pause started
  • What type of loans apply
  • Steps you can take to prepare your finances for the restart of payments


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