Private student loans are offered by banks, credit unions and 3rd party financial institutions but also by community organizations and foundations as well as individual and corporate donors.
There are 0% student loans offered by organizations such as the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). The MOAA offers zero interest loans to students (under age 24) who are children of former, active or retired officers or active or retired enlisted military personnel. There are variety of private funding sources available to students and their parent.
Some of the ways you can find and compare private student loan opportunities:
– Contact your Bank or Financial Institution
– Search the Internet
– Contact your College or University’s Financial Aid Office
– Visit your Local Library
– Contact Local Community Organizations