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Why CU Student Lending Works

Credit Union Student Choice President Scott Patterson discusses how credit unions can benefit from offering private student loan solutions — along with why it’s a growing trend, how it works, the state of student lending today, and more. Read More

 

Decoding Types of Financial Aid

Deciphering the lingo of financial aid may seem like learning a whole new language. But it's not as complicated as you might think. Read More

 

Easing Parents' Minds with Holistic Financing Solutions

According to a recent Gallup Poll, paying for college is the top money concern for parents of children younger than 18 years old. In fact, more than seven in 10 parents indicated they were “very” or “moderately” worried about the issue. When families turn to their financial institution to help them through major life events they are seeking experts who can put their minds at ease. Read More

 

Student Choice Creates College Access Counselor Position to Help Families Navigate Obstacles of Attending College

To help its credit union member families navigate the various obstacles of attending college today, Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, has created a College Access Counselor position. Filling this new role is former Elements Financial FCU Student Lending Manager Patricia Poplicean, who started on June 1, 2015. Read More

 

$2.6 Billion TDECU Partners with Student Choice to Offer Education Finance Solutions

TDECU, with approximately 215,000 members and more than $2.6 billion in assets, recently partnered with Student Choice to deliver both in-school and consolidation loans to its members. “As a full-service financial cooperative, it is imperative that we support the needs of our members as they pursue their higher education goals,” said Chuck Smith, TDECU’s Chief Lending Officer. Read More

 

Managing Your Money Has Never Been Easier

It used to be you had to actually get in your car, drive through traffic, and wait in line at your bank (yes, the actual branch) before you could do anything with your money — get cash, check on your balance, transfer money or deposit checks. Now all it takes is a few clicks of your mouse or taps on your cell phone and all your banking is done. Read More

 

Your Financial Aid Office is Your Friend

One of the first friends you should make at college is in the financial aid office. While you may think you only need to worry about your finances once each year when you complete your FAFSA, there are all sorts of things your financial aid representative can help you with throughout your college career. Read More

 

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

 
 
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