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Student Loan Consolidation Regulations Video

Anthony Garcia
UpdatedApr 3, 2024
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Explore the difference between federal and private student loan consolidation in this brief but informative video. Find out if you can consolidate your student loans and learn about Debt Consolidation

Federal and private student loans adhere to different loan standards and different interest rate regulations. Park Brees, Manager of Business Development at, reviews the regulations and requirements for consolidating federal and private student loans. Find out if you can consolidate your student loans and learn about Debt Consolidation.

Video Transcription;

"Hi my name is Park Brees, I am the Manager of Business development for I am going to speak about student loan consolidation. There are two types of student loan consolidations, there’s a Federal and a Private.

The Federal student loan consolidation requires that you, student loans not be in default and that you have not previously consolidated your student loans. The interest rates on the student loans are set by the federal government so they will be set it does not matter which lender you go with.

Then there's a Private student loan consolidation. Private student loan consolidations actually come with different interest rates depending upon which lender you go with also the criteria for consolidating your Private student loans means that you have to have a good FICO score, a qualifying debt to income ratio, and a qualifying past credit history. Now if you can't qualify on your own Private student loan consolidations allow a co-signer.

So in conclusion, there are federal loans which have a set interest rate set by the government and then there are Private student loans that have interest rates that vary lender to lender. Again my name is Park Brees and I am the Manager of Business development for thank you.

Dealing with debt

Debt is used to buy a home, pay for bills, buy a car, or pay for a college education. According to the NY Federal Reserve total household debt as of Q4 2023 was $17.503 trillion. Auto loan debt was $1.607 trillion and credit card was $1.129 trillion.

A significant percentage of people in the US are struggling with monthly payments and about 26% of households in the United States have debt in collections. According to data gathered by from a sample of credit reports, the median debt in collections is $1,739. Credit card debt is prevalent and 3% have delinquent or derogatory card debt. The median debt in collections is $422.

Collection and delinquency rates vary by state. For example, in Maine, 17% have student loan debt. Of those holding student loan debt, 7% are in default. Auto/retail loan delinquency rate is 2%.

While many households can comfortably pay off their debt, it is clear that many people are struggling with debt. Make sure that you analyze your situation and find the best debt payoff solutions to match your situation.



jjimmy, May, 2012
Very nice post. I also saw the video on student loan consolidation which you have added, I really like it. Consolidated loans for students are another part of student loans which help the students to merge their all present loans into a single payment option.
ssajila, Feb, 2011
Hi Such a Nice Post.