Western University Financial Aid Office has developed Financing A Healthy Future a literacy program that can be used in all phases of your student, work and personal life. Our goal is to help our students make better-informed financial decisions and give you the tools needed to help with financial planning, counseling and budgeting. This site will also help give you the financial awareness to prepare you for financial success and a healthier financial future. Please explore all of the areas of this site and visit often for new and additional information.

The "What's New" section of this web site will keep you up-dated and informed of all the latest news items, including new articles, cool facts and figures, new web sites and What’s New and relevant to what is happening in financial aid and the student loan industry. Please visit this section frequently for the latest information.

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Financial aid comes in many forms and from different sources. Understanding what resources are available to you is the first step in deciding how you will pay for your education.


A comprehensive list of popular web resources that include: Financial literacy, budgeting, credit, taxes, insurance, investing, debt management, financial planning, retirement, mortgages, loan calculators, repayment schedules and information on different repayment programs, saving, consumer debt and school loan debt.

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You should begin to think of loan repayment as a strategy rather than just another monthly bill. One of the benefits of Federal education loan repayment is that you can select the repayment plan that best meets your needs based on your financial circumstances and what you can afford each month.

AIE provides financial literacy tips and resources to help you minimize debt and get started on a road to prosperity.

The Glossary contains some of the most frequently used acronyms in the student loan industry.

This site is brought to you by the Department of Education and covers everything from preparing for college to repayment options to the latest news concerning student loans.