Understand and Manage Your Student Loans
Managing your student loans as a social worker comes with
unique challenges. Many social workers have both undergraduate and post-graduate
education loans a
nd a high percentage of
social workers are employed in the public sector or in non-profit agencies. While this can mean lower salaries than in the private sector, it also
means potential benefits from the federal government for student loan
Visit this page to learn what you need to know as student loan payments resume in 2023 and about new options for debt relief for social workers, and read below to learn how to manage your current loans.
Manage Your Student Loan Debt with Savi
NASW has partnered with Savi, a student loan technology company, to provide our members with access to expertise so you can better understand, manage, and repay your student loan debt. The Savi Student Loan Tool analyzes repayment and forgiveness programs to help borrowers find solutions. They can also provide digital enrollment and annual re-enrollment.
Members can select a free account to explore options at no cost, or choose a member-discounted premium account to get help enrolling and submitting application paperwork directly to loan servicers, and access one-on-one support with student loan experts. Working with Savi can save you hours in paperwork and anxiety. And Savi tells us that users save an average of $2,064 per year.