How a financial planner uses the CSLP Program

How a financial planner uses the CSLP Program

At CSLA we talk all that time about the need for financial advisors to become more informed about how student debt affects the financial planning process and a client's life. Hear from a financial...
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The New CSLP Podcast Series

The New CSLP Podcast Series

We're excited to announce the release of the CSLP Podcast. It's available for listening on our site, Apple Podcasts, and Google Play Music. The series will help financial advisors working with...
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How to navigate loan servicer issues

How to navigate loan servicer issues

Helping clients navigate student loan servicer issues can be a challenging time drag. It's important to understand the the core essentials before diving into help. Making sure you have the...
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Changing your IBR Payment Plan

Changing your IBR Payment Plan

Consumers with student loans should be aware of the potential impacts of changing payment plans. Consult with a knowledgable financial advisor to understand how the change will affect
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The role of the employer in student loan debt

The role of the employer in student loan debt

As the average student debt balance has increased and the amount of the workforce participants that hold student debt balloons, many employers have started to take notice of its effect on 
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How to Decide Whether to Advise a Borrower to Change Repayment Plans

How to Decide Whether to Advise a Borrower to Change Repayment Plans

When clients wish to change their repayment plan, consider these steps to inform and educate the borrower about the affect on their finances.  For federal student loans, answer this question by...
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Who can I trust with my student loans?

Who can I trust with my student loans?

A consumer-guide for finding and vetting financial professionals. Ideally, student loan borrowers will develop and follow a personalized financial strategy for building a strong financial foundation...
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Student Loan Borrowing Trends

Student Loan Borrowing Trends

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization known for its top-notch education research and advocacy. Students, educators, schools, and advocates like me rely on the College...
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A Student Loan Advising Horror Story

A Student Loan Advising Horror Story

This past week we were contacted by an advisor seeking information about our CSLP course. The advisor wanted to know what sort of information was covered and how it could translate to advice...
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