Wells Fargo is one of the largest banks in the United States.
It backs a variety of federal student loans as well as offering private loans to students who need additional financial aid beyond the maximum federal allowance.
View Profile Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS is a former investment portfolio manager with decades of financial experience. While consolidating student loans may be their main function, certain companies also want to help their borrowers become more financially stable.
Friedberg taught Finance and Investments at several universities. A few student loan consolidation firms extend their reach and provide additional guidance such as career counseling and more through their suite of services.
The company uses a data-driven evaluation of the consumer’s complete financial profile to give qualified borrowers lower, more personalized interest rates than those available through traditional lenders.