Consolidating your federal student loans is simply the best way to eliminate the hassle of multiple monthly payments, improve your current financial picture, and possibly reduce the overall amount of money you owe on student loans. It’s no wonder so many people choose to consolidate.

Applying For Consolidation
No matter how many different federal student loans you have in your name, you can consolidate them all together with a Federal Direct Consolidation Loans. The first step is to visit the Direct Consolidation Loan website, which has all of the information you’ll need to get started—from the application itself to the latest news on interest rates. And if you need help filling out the application, the site also contains helpful hints.

After You’re Approved
Once your application has been approved, a letter announcing your loan amount will be sent to your home. Review the letter for any errors within 10 days, the period in which you’re able to submit a change re