Credit Unions Are Providing Responsible Student Loan Options

We continue to make strides to empower credit unions to provide responsible lending solutions to members. Investing in a member’s future is important, but doing it responsibly is paramount to us. Check out the infographic below that shows how credit unions continue to expand into the student lending landscape.

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Student Choice Hosts Free Webinar on Loan Repayment

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Entering repayment for student loans can be just as stressful and confusing to borrowers as funding a college education in the first place. Credit Union Student Choice will be hosting a FREE national webinar to help answer some common questions about student loan repayment.

Student Loan Repayment – Free National Webinar

September 14th at 1:00 or 6:00pm ET

Led by Student Choice College Access Counselor Patricia…

WPCU’s Mislansky Joins Student Choice Board of Directors

TimMislanskyCredit Union Student Choice announced that Tim Mislansky, Chief Lending Officer of Wright-Patt Credit Union and President of myCUmortgage, has joined its Board of Directors.

“We are thrilled to add someone of Tim’s caliber to our Board,” said Scott Patterson, President and CEO of Credit Union Student Choice. “Tim is very familiar with our organization as Wright-Patt was not only a founding owner of…

The Refi Boom Comes to Student Loans

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Refi blog graphicIn 2012, there was just one lender offering student loan refinancing for both federal and private student loans – but since then, more than a dozen lenders (representing multiple financial institutions in some cases) have entered the market. From fin tech startups to big banks to credit unions, these lenders are bringing a growing refi boom…

Private Student Lending Leads To More Than Just A Loan

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

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Perception RealityAs we roll into spring 2016, credit unions across the nation will soon be rolling out a bevy of new products and well-intentioned initiatives, many of which will be aimed at loan growth and young adult member development — two pressing needs for almost all credit unions.

One product that directly addresses both needs is private student lending…

Student Loans About More Than Just The Loan

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Credit unions often see private student lending as simply an addition to the loan portfolio while also helping to provide a needed service to the community. But one analyst questions whether credit unions also see how the product builds the CU’s future.

Jim Holt, chief revenue officer for CU Student Choice, reminds that private student lending establishes younger…

How Well Do You Know Millennials?

MillennialMillennials – individuals born between 1980 and 2000 – are one of the most important demographics for retailers and financial institutions to reach today. This group makes up the largest generation in the U.S., and the potential for multiple, lasting financial relationships is an untapped opportunity for many credit unions.

This graphic from creditunions.com outlines the why credit unions should pay close attention to…

Student Choice Offers FAFSA Webinar for Families

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As part of our ongoing efforts to educate college-bound students and their families about responsible ways to pay for college, Student Choice will offer a FREE national webinar on January 20, 2016. Our College Access Counselor, Patricia Poplicean, will take students and parents through each step of completing the FAFSA – their gateway to FREE financial aid. The webinar will be offered at 1pm EST and…

Holt Emphasizes Need for Private Student Lending

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JimDuring the CUNA Lending Council annual meeting, student loans – and especially refi’s – were at the front of the class as a loan opportunity for credit unions, offering low defaults, large balances and attractive margins. Credit Union Student Choice SVP and Chief Revenue Officer Jim Holt was one of the experts on hand to discuss the opportunities…