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Soak up the Sun, Sing in the Rain

Help members save for a rainy day.
Lora Bray
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Roughly one-fourth of consumers have no rainy-day fund.
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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.
Lora Bray
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Student debt prevents many young adults from achieving financial goals, such as buying homes.
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Survey: Young Credit Card Users are Better Credit Risks

Middle-aged consumers are more likely to have a serious delinquency than 19-year-olds.
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Those who obtain credit cards early in life tend to be better credit risks in the long-term.
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Confusion Reigns Over Student Loan Costs

CU survey suggests future college graduates will face massive unintended debt.
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Half of high school seniors don’t understand the cost and terms of student loans.
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Student Loans: Understand the Financial Aid Timeline

Follow five guidelines when marketing student loans.
Ken O'Connor
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Market your private student loan program early; preferably in May.
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Students Assume Greater Share of College Costs

CUs and college students are in desperate need of each other.
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Lack of understanding about private student loans can lead to serious financial problems after graduation.
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The Lifelong Consequences of Student Debt

The default rate on student loans, overall, is close to 9%.
Mark Condon
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U.S. student debt is about $1 trillion and growing, and defaults are climbing. It’s entirely possible this trend might evolve into a crisis.
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What’s That Roaring Sound?

CUs are riding the wave of increased student loans.
Steve Rodgers
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An obscure book of business just a few years ago, student loan debt has roared past credit card debt and will surpass $1 trillion this year.
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CSS Alliance Delivers College Planning Advice

Financing a higher education has become a difficult process for many families.
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To help CU members through the college financing process, CUNA Strategic Services and its strategic alliance provider, Fynanz Inc., will bring college planning information to CUNA’s member education products.
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