Helping families plan & pay for college

Education Finance Council (EFC) is the national trade association representing nonprofit and state-based higher education finance organizations. As state-based, nonprofit entities, EFC Members are driven by public-purpose missions to expand borrowers’ financial knowledge, prevent over-borrowing, and promote positive repayment behavior.

All EFC Members, as nonprofit, public-purpose organizations, strive to increase college access, success, and affordability in their states and nationwide, operating as loan servicers and supplemental loan originators while providing a wide array of college access and student success services and resources.

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Unifund has been a pioneering company in the service of consumer debt. In the more than 25 years since Unifund’s founding, they have been helping consumers by lowering the cost of credit, resolving accounts at a discount when appropriate, and treating all consumers with respect they deserve during this challenging process.

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EFC Members excel at providing free, innovative college access, student success, and financial literacy programs in their states. In 2016, EFC Members provided over 2.5 million families the resources needed to successfully plan, save, and pay for college.

 

EFC Members’ free public service programs include FAFSA completion events and help centers, scholarship programs, college planning centers, financial aid workshops and information sessions for students and parents, financial literacy training workshops for elementary, middle, and high school students, and support services and programs for members of the military, veterans, and at-risk and low-income youth, including homeless and foster youth.

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2017 EFC Mid-Year Membership Meeting