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NACUSO Marketplace Provider

Organization Name: Credit Union Student Choice
NACUSO Membership: Gold
Year Formed: 2008
Description of Your Services: Carefully mixing unique products, intuitive technology, and high-touch support, we put credit unions into the business of student lending. Our flagship private education line of credit was designed to help students and families responsibly fill college funding gaps, allowing them to apply once and secure funding for their entire college career. Additionally, our student loan refinance product allows credit unions to help college grads take control of their student loan debt by refinancing high-cost private and/or federal student loans.
Services You Provide:
Student Lending:Funding Student LoansUnderwriting Service LoansServicing Student LoansConsulting on Student Lending
Why should a credit union use your services?: Since day one, Student Choice has been focused on much more than just pumping out as many student loans as possible. Through a collaborative approach, we develop innovative solutions that emphasize member value. Our holistic solutions help credit unions empower the next generation of members for life-long success. And with a philosophy rooted in credit union values, we facilitate responsible lending that leads to better financial decisions, long-term relationships, and sustainable, high-quality loan assets.
Number of Credit Union Customers: 297
Percentage of Users/Customers that are Credit Unions: 100
Are You a CUSO?: Yes
Are there investment opportunities for credit unions?: No
Describe Your Business Model:Fee for services.
Are you currently seeking additional users/customers?: Yes
Do you offer discounts or other benefits for NACUSO Members?: No
Contact Information:Jim HoltChief Development
Additional Information:

Member Resources

With Student Choice, you can support your members before, during, and after college. We’ll help position your credit union as a trusted advisor, allowing you to build long-term relationships with the next generation of members through:
  • 1:1 member consultations with our College Counselor
  • Personalized application guidance from our Concierge team
  • Dynamic online tools

Unmatched Support

Leverage our asset-class expertise to build a sustainable program that delivers strong returns and valuable member relationships. You’ll thrive with:
  • A dedicated account manager
  • Custom marketing strategies
  • Robust portfolio management
  • Regulatory and compliance support
  • Free access to Empower U
Customer Name:Bryan Berman
Customer Title:Manager of Product Management, BCU
Year Customer First Used Your Services:
Is Customer An Owner:Yes
Review Text:“We have tons of ideas, we try to be as progressive and push the needle as much as possible, and Student Choice is always willing to help us out with innovative ideas. They are a very collaborative partner.”

Customer Name:Terri Peterson
Customer Title:AVP Consumer Lending, Clearview FCU
Year Customer First Used Your Services:
Is Customer An Owner:No
Review Text:“These members are our future. There are folks out there with loans that they don’t know how to best handle and education that they don’t know how to finance. This is a true need in our society.”

Customer Name:Andrea Mosher
Customer Title:SVP Lending, Lake Trust
Year Customer First Used Your Services:
Is Customer An Owner:Yes
Review Text:“You will find that this can make the greatest impact on your membership, and as you’re looking to grow that membership, the young people are where we have to do that from.”

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