Student Lending Matters

Our Student Lending Matters blog offers content for credit unions. You'll find the latest information on the student lending industry, news from Student Choice, market trends, and more. See our posts below!

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FREE Webinar on Finding Scholarships

Paying for college is likely one of the biggest expenses you will face in life. It’s important to take advantage of low-cost or free options for paying your tuition bill, and scholarships are one of the best ways to get free money for college! In this webinar, you’ll learn essential tips for researching and applying for scholarships, as well as how to best use scholarships to pay for your degree. ​ Read More

 

Student Choice’s Third Annual Empower U Conference Highlights Emerging Opportunities in Education Finance

Credit Union Student Choice recently hosted its third annual Empower U Summit on Sept. 27 & 28 at the InterContinental Hotel in Chicago, IL. As the only event in the credit union space focused on the increasingly important education finance marketplace, Empower U 2017 featured engaging presentations on a variety of key topics, ranging from analyzing loan performance to economic trends to unmasking student Read More

 

Student Choice unveils new scholarship fund and “Honor Roll” award at Empower U 2017

During its recently held Empower U conference, Credit Union Student Choice honored Chip Filson with the creation of a Scholarship Fund and presented the inaugural “Honor Roll’ Award to BCU. Read More

 

FAFSA Webinar Recording Now Available

If you missed our recent webinar about completing the FAFSA, don't worry! It's now available to view on demand. Read More

 

FREE Webinar on Completing the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is one of the most important pieces of the financial aid puzzle for college students and their families. In this webinar, you will learn how to prepare for and complete the FAFSA, as well as what to expect after completing the FAFSA. Read More

 

FREE Webinar - Understanding Student Loans

When scholarships and grants aren't enough to cover the costs of attending college, it may be necessary to seek out student loans. During this webinar, Student Choice's College Access Counselor will share information about Federal and private student loans, interest rates and terms, how to apply, and how to track your loans. Read More

 

Trump to Cut Fed Aid for College Loans, CUs Have Solution

President Trump is planning massive cuts to programs that have helped millions of Americans get affordable college loans, and plans to eliminate a program that offers limited debt forgiveness for some people who go to work for nonprofits. However, credit unions might help ease the impact through expansion of private loan and refinance programs, a student loan CUSO official said. Read More

 

The New “Rs” In Education Finance

What are the key factors that credit unions must consider when implementing a private student lending program or managing an existing one? Find out in this article! Read More

 

Free College Planning Webinar – Deciphering Award Letters

Student Choice is committed to providing borrowers and the general public with helpful, educational tools to better understand the financial aid process. As part of that commitment, we offer a quarterly webinar series, led by our College Access Counselor. These webinars are free and available to anyone who would like to attend; to date, hundreds of attendees nationwide have benefited from the presentations. Join us in March! Read More

 

Credit Unions Are Providing Responsible Student Loan Options

Student Choice continues to make strides to empower credit unions to provide responsible lending solutions to members. Investing in a member’s future is important, but doing it responsibly is paramount to us and our credit union partners. Take a look at our new infographic - The State of Student Lending:​ Read More

 
 
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