Maine Launches Online Tool for Students Who Take out Loans
Maine graduates facing student loan debt are getting some help figuring out how to lower monthly payments.
Almost two-thirds of Maine college students graduate with student loan debt. The average debt is $30,908 — the seventh highest in the nation.
The state's free tool includes new refinancing and consolidation options offered by six Maine lenders.
The tool also includes financial education on topics like credit cards, identity theft and investing.