Student Loan Solutions: Helping You Prepare Students

Wednesday, November 15, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST

Educators face multiple challenges to their financial well-being. One is the challenge of repaying student loan debt. This webinar focuses on how you can help students prepare to remove debt through federal government loan forgiveness programs, how to make payments more manageable through available loan repayment options, and how to redirect these savings to achieve their financial goal, relieve stress and have a better focus on work. Plus, it discusses how delivery of a financial education program can help differentiate your placement office when working with hiring employers.

This free webinar will include time for Q&A. It will also be recorded and archived for future reference. View the recordings of previous webinars in this series here.


Jon Bernardy serves as Director, Student Loan Solutions, for The Horace Mann Companies.

In this role, Jon leads the company's efforts to provide education and solutions designed to help educational employees manage student loan debt. In addition to leading the provision of educational workshops by Horace Mann representatives, He has presented at multiple local, state and national association conferences, focusing on showing employees ways to find savings and redirect those savings to their own financial wellness. Plus, he manages the company's department of loan experts, who explain loan forgiveness programs and refinancing options, helping employees identify which programs they are eligible-for and how they can qualify for them.

Jim Yale serves as Vice President, Market Access, for The Horace Mann Companies.

In his role, Jim leads the company's overall efforts to work with employers on worksite programs designed to improve employee financial wellness, including workshops on State Retirement System benefits, Section 125 Services, Retirement Readiness, using to fund out-of-pocket classroom expenses, plus other topics. He manages the services provided through Horace Mann's partnerships with over 80 state and national educational associations.


Rodrick Lucero, Vice President, AACTE


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