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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3 Ways The Biden Administration Could Impact The Future Of Higher Ed Finance. And, 3 Ways Credit Unions Can Help Right Now.

Just a few months ago, we used the magic 8 ball and tried to answer the challenging questions of how the ongoing pandemic and a potential administration change would impact higher education and student lending policy. With the election finally behind us and a new administration in place, three issues have garnered their fair share of headlines.


The Shifting Landscape Of Higher Education Finance

How COVID-19 and new leadership could impact student lending policy.


Credit Union Student Choice to Host Three-Part Virtual “Empower U” Conference

Credit Union Student Choice will host a three-part virtual Empower U this fall in place of its annual onsite event. The sixth installment of the highly rated conference was slated for September in Pittsburgh, PA, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Student Choice made the decision to instead host a virtual learning series.


College Prepped: Making Sure Your Private Student Lending Program Is Built For Success During The Pandemic, And Beyond

By addressing today’s unique challenges, while remaining focused on the long view, credit unions engaged in private student lending have a powerful opportunity to connect with the next generation of members.​


University Credit Union Partners with Credit Union Student Choice

Credit Union Student Choice announced that it has partnered with University Credit Union to offer its members innovative lending solutions for both private student loans and student loan refinance.


How to Use Your Stimulus Check Wisely

The CARES Act will provide about $2 trillion to help offset the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill included stimulus payments for millions of Americans, and distribution of those payments began this week. If you received or will receive a stimulus check, we share some tips for using it responsibly.


Beware of Coronavirus Scams

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus - learn how you can avoid becoming a victim.


Managing Your Student Loans During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With the federal government announcing temporary changes to its student loan repayment terms, now is an excellent time to review your loan information for both federal and private loans.


Navigating College Planning During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Preparing for college can be a stressful time under normal circumstances, and we understand that the current climate can add even more stress for students and families. To help, our partners at Edmit have compiled suggestions for high school juniors and seniors who are planning for the future in these uncertain times.


Coronavirus Pandemic Readiness Overview

Ensuring critical business functions are operational and able to fully support credit unions and member borrowers during the Coronavirus pandemic is of the utmost importance for Credit Union Student Choice.

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