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Student Choice Addresses Regulatory Burden, Hiring Student Lending Compliancy Expert Renee Buckner

In order to deepen its regulatory and compliance expertise, as well as broaden the level of support it provides to partner credit unions, Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, has hired student lending compliance expert Renee Buckner as Vice President of Regulatory Control and Compliance. Read More

 

Helpful Resources to Get You Ready for College

Preparing for college is a very emotional and exciting time. First you’re busy writing essays and completing applications, then you’re anxiously awaiting news about which colleges have accepted you and finally, there’s the fear and anticipation of what college life will really be like once you get there. Read More

 

How Credit Unions can help with Financial Literacy

Preparing for college can be one of the most stressful times for young adults and their families. Not only are they concerned with the costs of tuition, books, room and board, but this will be the first time many students have lived on their own. Read More

 

Common questions about college financing answered!

What are your options for funding your college education? You have been accepted to college, now what? Now you have to figure out how to pay for it. There are many options, and it is important to know where to start. Watch this quick video from iGrad and get handle on all of your options! Read More

 

Private Student Loans - The Truth about Delinquency

If you’ve read articles about the student debt crisis and default rates, you may be leery of instituting or expanding a program at your credit union. However, a closer examination of the data shows that private student loans are not at the heart of the problem. Read More

 

Financial Aid for the non-traditional Student

It is a common misconception that only fresh high school graduates can avail themselves of financial aid for their college education. As a result, a lot of adults who wish to return to college may be disheartened and eventually just give up on their dream to finally graduate. Read More

 

The New R's In Education Finance

While these well-known “R’s” may be outdated in today’s education world, back in 2011 we showed how they could serve as a helpful tool for credit unions that were evaluating the risk and rewards of private student lending. But just as standards have changed in education, so has the landscape shifted for education lenders. Read More

 

5 Tips to start applying for scholarships and grants

Don’t miss out on scholarships and grants you can still win for next fall. I’ve talked to families that are so amazing at the scholarship search that they didn’t need the money they saved for college. Start applying for scholarships and grants with the following five tips: Read More

 

[Video] How to Fill Out the FAFSA in 7 Easy Steps

Filling out the FAFSA can be scary and overwhelming to many students and parents when looking for financial aid. Luckily, through our partnership with iGrad, we are able to share this great video with you which takes you through that process in seven easy-to-follow steps. Read More

 

Search for Scholarships with Scholly

Have you been brave enough to venture into the scholarship jungle? It can be an overwhelming, almost frightening place — there are hundreds, if not thousands, of choices. While the idea of free money sounds great (especially considering how outrageously expensive college is!), finding the right scholarships can take hours and hours of research. Read More

 
 
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