Education Loans

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The Smart Option Student Loan® for Founders Federal 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. To learn more or to apply, please get started here.

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 flexiblity
  • 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

To learn more, please get started here.

Parent Loan for Founders Federal Credit Union by Sallie Mae®:

If you're looking to pay for all or part of your student's education, Founders Federal Credit Union has partnered with Sallie Mae® to offer you the Parent Loan which features competitve interest rates and the flexibility of two repayment options. Any creditworthy individual - including parent, grandparents, aunts, uncles, spouses and guardians - can help a student achieve their dream of college.

With the loan in your name, you can give the gift of college to your student, while relieving them of the financial responsibility.

To learn more, please get started here.


Smart Option Student Loans are made by Sallie Mae Bank or a lender partner. The Sallie Mae partner referenced is not the creditor for those loans and is compensated by Sallie Mae for the referral of Smart Option Student Loan customers.
Products/Services Offered By Third Parties/Affiliates: Any products or services which are provided by third parties or any affiliates are not products of the Credit Union. Any rights, obligations or claims with regard to such products or services shall be solely and exclusively by and between the party providing such products or services as may be set forth in any applicable contracts, agreements or otherwise, and the Credit Union shall have no obligations, responsibilities, duties, or liabilities whatsoever regarding same.