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Undergraduate Student Loans Explained so Everyone Can Understand!

In many cases today, students apply for Federal aid, scholarships and grants and still come up short when it comes to paying for the increasing costs of a college education. So what are your options after the lower cost sources have been used up? Today we are going to take you through the various loan options available to students and their parents to help pay for college. Read More

 

FAFSA PIN replaced by FSA ID to ease access for students and parents

Let’s face it — the student loan process is a little cumbersome: lots of information to gather, dates to remember, forms to complete, etc. And up until last month, borrowers had to use a PIN — a 4-digit password used to sign your loan application. Parents also had to have their own unique PIN. Read More

 

Health Insurance Options for Students

Health insurance has certainly been a hot topic in the last couple of years. And whether you are for or against Obama Care (aka the Affordable Care Act), the fact is that since it was signed into law, your options for getting health coverage have grown tremendously. It’s also gotten trickier because now each and every one of us is legally required to have health insurance, so instead of simply deciding if you want coverage, now you must decide which coverage is best. To answer that question, you’re going to have to do a little studying Read More

 

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

 
 
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