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Student Loans

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Student Loans from Shelby County State Bank

When it comes to financing your college education, a private student loan may be the right option for you. That’s why we've partnered with Iowa Student Loan® to offer two supplemental private student loan programs to fit your needs.

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Get started with these important first steps.

Step One: Complete the FAFSA.

The first step in applying for financial aid, which includes federal student loans, is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is a free online application provided by the U.S. Department of Education that may be completed without professional assistance via at www.fafsa.gov. In your award letter from your college, the financial aid office will inform you of your eligibility for federal student loans.

Step Two: Work with your college financial aid office.

Contact the financial aid professionals at your college or university to explore other sources of federal, state and/or institutional financial aid before seeking a private student loan. Accepting a private loan before using other types of available aid may decrease your eligibility for federal, state and institutional aid.
Begin FASFA Application

Student Loan Resources

Private Student Loans

Learn about supplemental private student loans interest rates, fees, benefits and more.

Financial Aid

By following these few steps, you can ensure you receive as much gift aid, such as grants and scholarships, as possible.

Credit Score

Learn about the importance of your credit score when it comes to your private student loan funds.

Reduce Loan Costs

If you borrow money for college, it's important to do what you can to limit or reduce the amount you borrow.

Student Loan Payment Calculator

Estimate your payment amount based on your total loan balance, interest rate and loan term.