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Need Help Keeping Your Holiday Spending in Check?

Pig with Santa Hat

By Jeremy Mahmood
WGU Financial Aid

Dashing through the mall,

Holiday shopping, here I go!

Trying to watch my budget,

"Cause I really don't want to owe!

Remember: Federal financial aid funds need to last the whole academic year to pay for school-related expenses. Using your student loan money for other costs, such as the holidays, means after you graduate you'll be paying off that holiday spending for the next 10 years—or more—with interest.

Check out these helpful resources to help keep this holiday—and the next 10—happy!

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