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A New Year And A New Look At Private Student Lending Performance

Many lenders — including startups, regional and national banks, and, of course, hundreds of credit unions — are finding success in the PSL space, not only in delivering a much-needed product set (ranging from traditional in-school loans to innovative consolidation options) that connects with young adults, but also in delivering products that will perform in the long-term. Read More

 

What’s in a Name? Elite Schools May Not Be Worth The Costs

When it comes to choosing a college, students and parents may think it’s worth the hefty price tag to attend a more prestigious school. But a recent article in The Wall Street Journal shows that attending an elite level college may not actually pay off in the end. Read More

 

How Well Do You Know Millennials?

Millennials – individuals born between 1980 and 2000 – are one of the most important demographics for retailers and financial institutions to reach today. Read More

 

FAFSA Webinar Recording Available

Our College Access Counselor, Patricia Poplicean, recently presented a free webinar to help students and parents through each step of completing the FAFSA – their gateway to FREE financial aid. Read More

 

Holt Emphasizes Need for Private Student Lending

Credit Union Student Choice SVP and Chief Revenue Officer Jim Holt was one of the experts on hand to discuss private student lending and the opportunities for credit unions at the CUNA Lending Council annual meeting. Read More

 

Responsible Credit Card Use

Many young people see credit cards in one of two ways: “Yay, free money!” or “No way, I’m steering clear of those!” What you may not realize is there is a middle ground in the form of responsible credit card use. Read More

 

The Building Blocks of Good Credit

If you’re headed off to college for the first time, you may have never given any thought to your credit score or how it affects loans you apply for. You might not even know what a credit score really is. But as you venture closer to being an independent adult, it’s vital that you understand the basics of building good credit. Read More

 

Why CU Student Lending Works - Part 2

Student Choice President Scott Patterson talks more about the benefits of student lending for credit unions and success stories about how credit unions can step up in the student lending arena to create life-long member relationships. Read More

 

Earn an “A+” in Budgeting

Going off to college is probably one of your first big solo adventures. Along with the freedom to make your own decisions comes the responsibility of having to manage your money. We’ve got some great advice on ways to earn an “A+” in financial management Read More

 

Lend Your Voice to Student Choice!

There are many ways to finance a college education, including private student loans. If you've used a Student Choice loan from your credit union to help pay for higher education, Credit Union Student Choice wants to hear from you! Read More

 
 
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