DALLAS, Texas (11/17/10)--Texas parents will get help in determining the best way to pay for their students' higher education through a collaboration between Credit Union Resources Inc. and Credit Union Student Choice. According to Bob Gallman, executive vice president of CU Resources, "private student loans have become a critical education funding component for millions of families" struggling to keep up with skyrocketing college costs. He noted credit unions "have a tremendous opportunity to deliver economic value to borrowers and positive results to their bottom lines." Student Choice is a credit union service organization that helps its client credit unions make school-certified private direct loans to students and families at a local level. It has 160 credit union clients and more than 20,000 loans on the books. Credit Union Resources is an affiliated company of the Texas Credit Union League.