Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: What to do with your remaining student loan debt. Also in the news: Unlock the college financial aid you need starting Oct. 1, and how to negotiate with debt collectors (and why you always should).

What to Do With Your Remaining Student Loan Debt
For the 23 million borrowers with debt left over, now is the time to develop a payoff plan.

Unlock the College Financial Aid You Need Starting Oct. 1
Applications for the 2023-24 school year open on Oct. 1, and those who apply early stand the best chance of getting more free money for school.

How to Negotiate With Debt Collectors (and Why You Always Should)
Don’t ignore calls from collectors when you can find a way to talk the debt down.