NEW YORK — Indirect auto lending and the growth it brings isn’t a new topic, but a July 1 breakout session at CUNA’s America’s Credit Union Conference utilized relatively new technology that allowed audience members to voice their opinions. The debate, which was moderated by CUNA Mutual’s David Polet, included...
NEW YORK — Good or bad for members? Audience shift detected by technology at ACUC breakout debate.
From the Wall Street Journal to the activist blog Zero Hedge, economists and pundits have been actively debating this year whether or not a student loan asset bubble exists and if so, when it might pop.
Last year was not the most glowing year for student loans, reputation-wise. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s release of numerous negative comments from the public on their experiences as private student loan borrowers, comparisons of student loans to the burst mortgage bubble and the fact that national student loan debt...
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Next to a home, a college education can be the most expensive purchase one makes in a lifetime. And like many people who took out mortgage loans before the Great Recession, a growing number of borrowers are struggling to pay off student loans that were originated by private lenders in...
One of the toughest parts of borrowing money for education is paying off the loans, especially if high interest rates are in the picture. That’s where credit unions can come in and offer relief with student loan refinance programs, several experts say.
The $730 million Indiana University CU is the latest to team up with Credit Union Student Choice to offer a private student lending solution.
New York credit union signs on with student lending CUSO.
Credit unions and community banks have traditionally stood as direct competitors, vying for the attention of similar types of consumers. But in the private student lending market, a fierce face-off between the two is not expected, several experts say.