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How COVID-19 and new leadership could impact student lending policy.
October 26, 2020
By addressing today’s unique challenges, while remaining focused on the long view, credit unions engaged in private student lending have a powerful opportunity to connect with the next generation of members.
June 01, 2020
Most students and families make the big decision without expert advice and estimating tools. Here’s a better alternative.
February 10, 2020
A patchwork of varying requirements is emerging as a growing list of states create their own rules and regulations.
September 19, 2019
Partnerships with two startups add innovative college selection tool and student loan repayment benefit boost to college-bound members and credit union employees.
June 10, 2019
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By offering both in-school and refinance lending, credit unions can appeal to members at multiple stages of life and establish a genuine opportunity for long-term relationships.
February 04, 2019
Credit unions have carved out a strong niche in providing responsible lending that fills a critical need for many thousands of families ever year.
October 22, 2018
Credit unions can help their employees via targeted financial education and repayment assistance, and potentially strengthen SEG relationships, with new benefits tied to student loans.
February 05, 2018
What are the key factors that credit unions must consider when implementing a private student lending program or managing an existing one?
November 13, 2017
The hottest employee benefit of 2017 could be a new opportunity for credit unions.
September 25, 2017
In 2008, credit unions began dipping their toes into what many considered to be the treacherous waters of private student lending. More than nine years later, credit unions are charting a positive course.
August 21, 2017
What recent college grads say about student debt, what they needed at age 18, and how they chose their bank or credit union.
May 22, 2017
A college loan can be, and often is, the foundation of a long-lasting relationship between a member and a credit union.
September 26, 2016
Low rate environment and soaring student debt lead to growing refinance boom in student lending.
July 25, 2016
Private student lending has grown significantly in the credit union space, but it’s also often been viewed with a skeptical eye. Here's a look at the perceptions and realities.
March 07, 2016
Brookings report details “selective” debt crisis; outlines impact of non-traditional borrowers and for-profit colleges.
October 12, 2015
By offering holistic education finance solutions, credit unions are providing much-needed assistance while establishing the foundation for a long-term relationship.
July 13, 2015
A student loan can be one of the most life-empowering loans a credit union can ever make. But in an era of rising debt and negativity surrounding the product, can private education lending create win-win situations for both borrowers and lenders?
April 27, 2015
What are some of the new factors that credit unions must consider when implementing a private student lending program or managing an existing one?
March 16, 2015
Student lending offers credit unions a chance to build early trust with a demographic that is getting tired of banks. And once that relationship is in place, the numbers can really add up.
February 09, 2015
Three key takeaways credit unions must understand for successful portfolio management.
October 20, 2014
Understanding and retaining control of your student lending program is critical to its success.
The Disney Institute’s approach to customer service is a fitting description for a credit union perspective on America’s mounting student loan debt.
April 28, 2014
The time has come to help young adults saddled with onerous private student loan debt.
March 03, 2014
Interesting factors at play in higher education affect all stakeholders.
August 26, 2013
National data provides a reality check regarding the perceived direness of the student loan environment.
March 18, 2013
A recent report reveals important gaps between federal and private student loan growth and performance.
February 11, 2013
Cut through the politics to get a real perspective on student lending.
October 16, 2012
Credit unions should look beyond the headlines to fully understand the current environment.
August 29, 2012
The State of the Union address hints to the future of higher education and student lending.
January 30, 2012
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