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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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.

 

Student Loan Refinance Webinar - Register Now!

If you have questions about student loan refinance and consolidation, join our upcoming webinar to learn more about your options.

 

Service Credit Union Partners with Credit Union Student Choice to Offer Suite of Private Student Lending Solutions

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

 

Student Choice Expands Partnership with Edmit, Giving Credit Unions and Members Free Access to Powerful College Planning Tools

Credit Union Student Choice announced that it has made a significant investment into its relationship with Edmit, an emerging college advising company. As a result, Student Choice partner credit unions and their members will now have free access to Edmit’s innovative college planning and selection tools that help students and families make smarter financial decisions about college and student debt.​

 

Credit Union Student Choice Announces New Board Chairperson

Credit Union Student Choice announced that Craig Roy, Senior Vice President of Retail Lending at Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU), has been elected to the role of Chairperson by the organization’s Board of Directors.

 

UMassFive College Federal Credit Union Partners with Student Choice and FutureFuel.io to Bring Student Loan Repayment Benefits to Employees

Credit Union Student Choice announced that UMassFive College Federal Credit Union is bringing student loan repayment benefits to its employees thanks to a partnership between Student Choice and FutureFuel.io.​

 

Helping Members Make Smarter College Choices

Recent news has brought to light a college admissions scandal in which wealthy individuals paid for falsified test scores and athletic achievements in exchange for admission to an elite college. This leads to the question - are these elite colleges really any better than a local private or state university? According to an article from NPR, not necessarily. So how can families elicit unbiased data and advice to compare the real costs and benefits a degree from specific colleges and universities?​

 

Student Choice Opens Operations Management Center in San Antonio

Credit Union Student Choice announced that it has opened an operations management center in San Antonio, TX. The facility will house key members of the credit union service organization’s (CUSO) operations and member support teams.

 

Student Choice Expands Focus on Helping Credit Union Members with College Planning and Selection via Edmit Partnership

Credit Union Student Choice announced that it has partnered with Edmit to provide credit unions with a branded, online platform that helps members compare real college costs, specific to their income and test scores, to determine the best financial and academic fit.

 

Student Choice Partners with FutureFuel.io to Bring Highly Desired Student Loan Repayment Benefits to Credit Unions

Credit Union Student Choice announced that is has partnered with FutureFuel.io to bring student loan repayment benefits to the credit union space.

 
 
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