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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.
May 12, 2014
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.
December 7, 2013
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.
May 26, 2013
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.
May 9, 2013
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.
August 24, 2012
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%.
August 1, 2012
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.
September 12, 2011
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.
February 18, 2011
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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