cuStudentLoans Debuts Hip Puppet Rapper Videos, Crooning the Credit Union Difference and Student Lending

NEW YORK, NY (March 13, 2013) – Getting creative in delivering the credit union difference and student lending solutions messages, cuStudentLoans, a leading network of credit unions offering private student loans and private student loan consolidation options has debuted a series of entertaining, musical videos of hip puppets rapping about student loan issues and how credit unions can help. Entitled, SqueakyJams, the video series (five total, so far) feature Business Barry (laid-back orientation leader – a bear) and Squeaky (Barry’s hip, musical sidekick – a squirrel) rapping/teaching new hire orientation attendees (more puppets) about finance – credit unions and student lending in particular. The 1-2 minute videos launched March 12, 2013, for viewing.

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cuStudentLoans’ created the videos to educate 22-28-year-old students on the benefits of credit unions, along with their role in student lending – while answering some timely lending questions. The videos’ topics include:

About cuStudentLoans 
cuStudentLoans is a leading network of progressive credit unions offering private student lending options to students and families nationwide. Formed in 2010, CU Student Lending, LLC is comprised of over 150 progressive credit unions that built a member-responsive private student loan program using a common underwriting and pricing platform. The program, which consists of both the cuScholar Private Student Loan and cuGrad Private Student Loan Consolidation, includes loan participations to enhance and mitigate risk. For additional information, visit

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