Lend Your Voice is Back for 2016

What Lend Your Voice 2015 Brought Us

Testimonials from real borrowers paint a powerful picture of the need for fair-value education lending solutions. Last year Student Choice launched its Lend Your Voice campaign and collected more than 30 student lending stories from credit union borrowers. From first-generation American college students to adults returning to school, the stories let us see the real people behind the Student Choice loan:

Second “Empower U” Conference Focuses on Serving Young Adults, Brings Together More Than Forty Credit Unions

Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, hosted its second Empower U Summit Sept. 28 & 29 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. More than 60 credit union representatives from 42 credit unions nationwide learned from expert speakers about the current climate of student lending and how to connect with millennials.

The event began with breakout sessions led by Student Choice…

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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Courtesy of Student Choice

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…

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…

Why CU Student Lending Works

Credit Union Student Choice President Scott Patterson was recently featured on CU Broadcast to discuss 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.

 

Watch part one and stay tuned for part two, where Scott shares credit union student lending success stories.

Why Student Lending is a Growing…

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

Renee BucknerIn 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. Buckner started on March 23, 2015.

In this new…