First, you'll create an account with Nickels. Next, you'll link both your Federal Student Loan Aid, and your student loan servicer by using your login credentials for each. After linking your accounts, your current balance will be shown, and different next step options will be available.
Repayment Plan Estimator
Compares what the best repayment plan option will be based on your budget.
Payment Monitoring Support Tool
Actively monitors your bank account with Auto Pay Support. While also alerting you ahead of time if your account doesn't have enough money for an upcoming loan payment.
Payment Forecaster Tool
Allows you to forecast how additional payments will reduce your overall loan costs.