Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
PCUA promotes student loans to states colleges
HARRISBURG, Pa. (1/7/09)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) sent a letter to state colleges and universities Friday to inform them that credit unions in the state continue to offer student loans at a time when many lenders have discontinued their student loan programs. The letter sent by PCUA President/CEO Jim McCormack includes a listing of more than 170 credit unions participating in the federal student loan program (FFEL) through an alliance with American Education Services/Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (Life is a Highway Jan. 6). In the letter, McCormack said, “Credit unions always have been and remain a viable option for the students you work tirelessly to assist in this very important stage in their lives ... We hope that your staff will recommend local credit unions as a viable financing option.” Participating Pennsylvania credit unions approved more than $84.5 million dollars in federal student loans in 2008. To read the letter, use the link.
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
.@CUNA's @HampelBill takes #IceBucketChallenge See #Newsnow for who he challenged http://t.co/RiejgSjywL http://t.co/joaI4qd1Tq
18 minutes ago
#creditunions must look outside narrow window of products for revenue growth: Filene #NewsNow http://t.co/14HPutjBFy
26 minutes ago
In just over a year, @SaveToWinWA generates more than $1M of savings in 6 #creditunions http://t.co/rszMd0SZVv
15 hours ago
Even the pest guy is a cybersecurity risk: http://t.co/Tqq4qfOgcq
16 hours ago
.@SCTelco_FCU among best places to work in S.C. via @TheCCUL http://t.co/PJnjOArfm8
18 hours ago