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School of Medicine

Debt Management and Financial Literacy

                   


JEFFREY HANSON EDUCATION SERVICES

For your benefit, Tulane University Office of Financial Aid has partnered with Jeffrey Hanson, PhD, of Jeffrey Hanson Education Services to provide you with financial literacy education during your time at Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Hanson is a nationally recognized economist who specializes in working with student loan borrowers to explore all options available for repayment, including the possibility of having federal student loan debt forgiven via your qualifying public service employer and/or income-driven repayment. Below are a 12 reasonably short  videos on various subjects. This way you can view the video with the specified information that you seek. He is NOT a financial advisor disbursing information on investments and/or other financial matters. 

1.   Understanding the Unique Nature of Federal Student Loans (17 minutes 55 seconds)
2.   Planning for Student Loan Repayment (9 minutes 48 seconds)
3.   Exploring the Student Loan Repayment Plans (33 minutes 30 seconds)

4.   Understanding the Income - Driven Repayment Plans (53 minutes 14 seconds)
5.   Revised Pay as You Earn (REPAYE) (28 minutes 11 seconds)
6.   Estimating Your Monthly Student Loan Payments (34 minutes 57 seconds)
7.   Taking Stock of your Student Loan Portfolio (27 minutes 18 seconds)
8.   Developing your Student Loan Repayment Timeline (20 minutes 34 seconds)
9.   Managing Your Student Loans During Residency and Fellowship (12 minutes 47 seconds)
10. Choosing Your Federal Student Loan Payment Plan (25 minutes 17 seconds)
11. Understanding Student Loan Consolidation (22 minutes 11 seconds)
12. Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) (31 minutes 53 seconds)
 


INCOMING STUDENTS


On August 4, 2016, Dr. Hanson will do a presentation to the first year medical students titled Strategies for Smart Borrowers that focused on conservative borrowing.  Below are the PowerPoint and forms he referenced in his presentation.   

     POWER POINT:
          Strategies for Smart Borrowers PowerPoint     

     FORMS and HANDOUTS:
          Obtaining Your Student Loan History

          Income-Driven Repayment Plans for Federal Student Loans

          Loan Repayment Planning Worksheet-Medical

          Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (Dec 2015)

          Budget Planning

         Seminar Evaluation


GRADUATING STUDENTS

On March 18, 2014, Dr. Hanson did a debt management presentation for graduating students titled Take Charge of Loan Repayment that focused on repayment strategies and options.  Below you will find the video, the Power Point presentation and useful handouts.

     VIDEO:
           Take Charge of Loan Repayment  03/18/14

     POWER POINT:
          Take Charge of Loan Repayment  03/18/14


          

ALL MEDICAL STUDENTS

          A great resource for all medical students is the  Association of American Medical Colleges.


LOAN REPAYMENT CALCULATORS 

          Fin Aid  - The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid Loan Calculators






Citation information:

Page accessed: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Page URL: http://tulane.edu/financialaid/hsc/som/som-debt-management.cfm

Health Sciences Financial Aid, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-6135 dfasull@tulane.edu