Credit Union Student Choice to host free webinar on student loan repayment
WASHINGTON, DC (August 29, 2016) — Entering repayment for student loans can be just as stressful and confusing to borrowers as funding a college education in the first place. In its continued efforts to educate students and families on the importance of financial responsibility, Credit Union Student Choice will host a free national webinar to help answer common questions about student loan repayment.
The webinar will be held September 14, 2016, and will be offered at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET. Registration is available at www.studentchoice.org/national-webinars.
Led by Student Choice College Access Counselor Patricia Poplicean, the webinar will help borrowers:
- Understand repayment options while they are enrolled in school
- National Student Loan Data (NSLDS)
- Annual Credit Reports
- Who is your student loan servicer?
- How to save by making full payments or interest only payments while enrolled in school
- Understand repayment options after graduation or separation from school
- Federal loan repayment options
- Private loan repayment options
- Update on the 2016-2017 FAFSA
“Helping young adults and their families make wise financial decisions regarding educational funding is of paramount importance to Student Choice and our partner credit unions,” said Melissa Hunt, Student Choice’s Chief Operations Officer. “These webinars a free, simple way for students, college graduates, and families to get straight-forward advice during stressful times in their lives.”
This is the third in a series of quarterly national webinars hosted by Poplicean; to date, more than 500 attendees have benefited from content on preparing for college and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Recordings for these presentations can also be found at www.studentchoice.org/national-webinars.
About Credit Union Student Choice
Credit Union Student Choice is a credit union service organization (CUSO) that positions credit unions as leaders in education finance by offering a comprehensive solution that helps them deliver fair-value private education loans and corresponding financial education to students and families. To learn more, visit www.studentchoice.org.