HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — 43 million Americans have student loan debt. 

They’ve had a break from making payments for the last three years because of the COVID pandemic, but interest began accruing again as of September 1, and payments are due again starting in October.

Dion Williams, President of Piedmont Advantage Credit Union, told the FOX8 Morning News what borrowers should be doing now to get ready.

For more information, visit www.studentaid.gov.