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Navigating the 2024 FAFSA Fiasco: How UHCU Can Provide Financial Relief

At United Heritage Credit Union, we believe in providing support to our members and people in the community at every stage in their life. We recognize that people looking to continue their education are often looking for support and ways to alleviate any financial stress. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has long been the gateway to accessing financial aid for college-bound students. However, recent technical errors from The Education Department have affected the FAFSA process and left many students facing uncertainty and financial strain. UHCU is looking to help alleviate financial stress families may be facing, and support students with appropriate loans and the financial support they may need for their education.

Despite efforts to streamline the FAFSA application process, recent redesigns have inadvertently led to significant errors affecting about one million applicants. These errors range from inaccurate family tax information sent to schools by the IRS to failures in calculating aid for students with assets like investments or bank accounts.

As a result, students have experienced delays in financial aid disbursement, inaccurate aid calculations, and potential loss of aid opportunities.

UHCU offers a lifeline to students affected by FAFSA errors. With competitive interest rates, flexible terms, and ample resources, UHCU can help by bridging the gap in funding while awaiting resolution of FAFSA issues.

Having financial stability throughout your education is essential for success. UHCU offers a variety of student loan options as well as helpful resources to determine your next steps:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate: UHCU’s in school loan helps undergraduates and graduates pay the full cost of attendance. Get a credit decision in minutes and invite a cosigner in seconds.
  • Refinancing: UHCU’s education refinance loan option gives you the freedom and flexibility you need to reach your goals. Whether you want to reduce your payment, lower your interest rate or just combine all your loans to make life a little simpler, UHCU education refinance loan is a simple, straightforward solution.
  • Mapping out Your College Journey: Navigating college can be difficult for both parents and students. We have put together helpful resources driven by students for students to help map out each step of the process. Knowing the roadmap makes the journey to adulting a little less scary.

Our dedicated team is here to guide you through the application process, providing you with the support you need to finance your education.

UHCU is here to support you every step of the way, ensuring you have access to the funds you need to succeed throughout your educational journey. Visit our Student Loan page to apply today!


Membership required. United Heritage’s student loan program is offered through partnership with CURevl and is not a federal student loan program.
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