Defaulting on your student loans can lead to tax refund offsets, wage garnishments, and your federal benefits can be taken away. According to the U.S Department of Education, $14,014 is the average amount in default per borrower.

Being proactive and staying up to date on all aspects of your student loans will help prevent you from defaulting.

Check out the infograph below for more information regarding your loans. 

staying updated on your student loans can help prevent default