Los Angeles County credit union will refer members to apply for student loans through its website.
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.
Alabama-based corporate to offer Smart Option Student Loan program to its credit union members.
After more than 75,000 people asked Sallie Mae to stop charging forbearance fees to unemployed college students via an online petition, the education-focused financial services company made a compromise.
After 50,000 sign petition, company said it will apply good-faith payments to customer balance when on-time payments resume.
It appears the thousands of petition signers asking Sallie Mae to stop charging student loan forbearance fees to unemployed college graduates are out of luck.
More than 50,000 people have signed a petition on the online advocacy platform Change.org calling for education financier Sallie Mae to stop charging fees for late student loan payments, Change.org announced.
Education financer adds mobile banking for customers of its certificate of deposit, savings, checking and money market accounts.
Going to school is in right now. And not just for 18-year-olds, but for 28 and 29-year-olds, too. Layoffs, low-paying jobs, miserable days at the office and unsuccessful job searches are among the many reasons why Gen Y members are seeking second or even third degrees. And their end goals...
The popularity of Sallie Mae’s Smart Option Student Loan referral program has increased significantly among credit unions since its inception. About 500 credit unions are now participating in the program, which allows them to refer members to student loans that are underwritten, funded and serviced by Sallie Mae and earn...