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Student Loan Debt Inhibits American Dream for Many

Pursuit of the American Dream—and higher education—often carries a big price tag.
Student debt prevents many young adults from achieving financial goals, such as buying homes.
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Responsible Approach Leads to Student Loan Success

Portfolio limits, consistent underwriting standards leads to healthy private student loan program.
Members are going someplace for student loans—why not your CU?
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Student Loans: ‘What Are You Waiting For?’

Determine how private student loans fit into your business model and strategy.
Consolidating student loans can help both CUs and borrowers, but make sure members know what they may be giving up.
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Student Loan Debt May Slow Home Buying

The percentage of young adults who own a house has declined dramatically.
Consumers with student loan debt tend to have lower credit scores than those without.
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School Days

How can CUs help young adults with their first major financial decision?
Rising student loan debt hinders consumers’ ability to take out mortgages.
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Confusion Reigns Over Student Loan Costs

CU survey suggests future college graduates will face massive unintended debt.
Half of high school seniors don’t understand the cost and terms of student loans.
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High School CU Branch Provides ‘Hands-On, Real-Life’ Financial Education

Student staff and members put money management principles into action.
High school branch reflects a nationwide trend by CUs to provide teens on-site access to financial education and services.
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One of Five Households Has Student Loan Debt

Burden is greatest on the young and poor, report reveals.
Average outstanding student loan balance approaching $30,000.
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Student Loans Show Potential

Private student loans have suffered a black eye in recent years as 'bad actors.'
Student loans offer opportunities for income and provide an affordable way for members to send their children to college.
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CUNA Lending Council Conference

CUs Missing Out on Student Loan Opportunity

Panel schools conference attendees on benefits of private student loans.
Why do less than 0.5% of CUs offer private student loans?
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