"Higher education is an extremely important focus in our family. And Upromise plays an important role in helping us save for our children’s future. Whenever I have anything to purchase, I always go to the Upromise website first to see if the retailer is a Upromise partner. I’ve also registered all of my grocery cards and gas cards with Upromise. I take advantage of just about everything that they offer. It's a painless, easy way to save."
- Amy W., Connecticut
"Even modest savings can quickly add up if you give them enough time to grow… My job requires me to travel, so I book all of my hotel and travel through Upromise. A simple vacation can easily put $40 or $50 in my account1. Using Upromise is a win-win college savings tool. The way things are progressing in the world, an undergraduate degree will be the bare minimum required for future jobs. We know our [triplet] girls, who are now nine years old, will more than likely be going to graduate school as well. That’s why saving now for college is so important for their future."
- Sandra W., North Carolina
"I’m a teacher, so when my husband and I got married, we chose our honeymoon based on the deals we found on Upromise. Upromise.com is the first place we look when we plan a trip, book a hotel, or rent a car. Every time I use the Upromise MasterCard® our Upromise earnings increase and go toward repaying my eligible student loans…It’s important to show children that higher education is a priority – and paying for that education is part of the process. Upromise helps you get off to a great start."
- Tanya L., South Carolina
"If it wasn’t for student loans, I would probably still be trying to finish my degree. In the world today, you need a college degree more and more. Otherwise, you more than likely won’t even get your foot in the door for an interview. [Sallie Mae’s default prevention specialists]…were very helpful and able to lower my payments until I could get some of my debt from my medical bills paid off. Don’t ignore your student loan obligations. My experience has been that the people at Sallie Mae are always willing to work with you and help. But you need to be up-front and honest with them. Student loans are a responsibility."
- Shawn W., Ohio
2 This is an active Upromise member. Individual earnings vary depending on spending habits and level of engagement in Upromise. Includes earnings with Upromise online and offline partners and the Upromise credit card.
3This informational repayment example uses typical loan terms available to a graduate borrower who elects the Fixed Repayment Option and has a $10,000.00 loan with two disbursements and a 7.12% variable APR: 27 payments of $25 per month, 59 payments of $216.41 per month, and one payment of $200.75, for a total paid of $13,643.94. Variable rates may increase after consummation.