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Student Loans

Investing in education is always a smart idea

The Smart Option Student Loan® from SAFE Credit Union by Sallie Mae®

For borrowers attending degree-granting institutions

Now you can pay for college the smart way with three great repayment options and competitive interest rates!

This loan is an ideal solution to help you pay for college expenses not covered by scholarships and federal loans.

The Smart Option Student Loan features and benefits:

  • Multiple in-school repayment options plus a choice of competitive fixed and variable interest rates, providing even more flexibility
  • No origination fee and no prepayment penalty
  • Benefits and an interest rate reduction available
  • Rates that reward creditworthy borrowers
  • Applying with a creditworthy cosigner may help you qualify
  • 100% US-based Student Loan Specialists

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Existing SAFE Student Loans

For questions or service related to an existing Federal Family Educational Loan secured through SAFE,
contact Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates – our chosen servicer – at (800) 236-4300 or visit www.mygreatlakes.org.

Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid is available through the U.S. Department of Education Direct Loans Program. To learn more about this option, visit studentaid.ed.gov/sa

Private Student Loans
Private student loans should be considered only after exhausting Federal Student Aid.

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