The web site link and its content are posted as a resource to those who visit our website.  The opinions and views expressed in the linked web site and its content are the opinions of the designated authors and do not reflect the opinions or views of ConServe.

COHEAO shared breaking news regarding the U.S. Department of Education's plan to delay recalling Federal Perkins Loan Funds.  Click here to vist the COHEAO "Spark Notes"

On November 14, 2018 Charles E. Schumer, United States Senator for New York announced that ConServe will bring 200 new jobs to Monroe and Erie counties.  Senator Schumer said "these well-deserved jobs will be a boost for Western New York Economy.  Read the press release

On October 26, 2018 the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP, fka:  CFPB) issued a public statement that it expects to issue proposed rules in January 2019 regarding Payday Rule Reconsideration and Delay of Compliance Date.  Read the public statement

Federal Student Aid reminder regarding 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), FAFSA on the Web Worksheet, and the Student Aid Eligibility Worksheet for Question 23.  The PDF versions are also available on for submission to Federal Student Aid.  Read the announcement

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced changes to tax transcripts and third-party services.  Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid has provided information concerning administrative responsibilities and reporting requirement to all schools that participate in the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) Program.  Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid has provided the 2019-20 FAFSA® Form and myStudentAid Mobile App.  Read the announcement

September 18 - October 1, 2018 NACUBO higher education business concerns.  To read these highlights

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has provided updated Information in Guidance related to Title IV participants affected by Hurricane Florence.  Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid provided links to National Default Rate Briefing for FY 2015 official cohort default rates.  Read the announcement and access attachments

On September 24, 2018 the Department of Education (the Department) distributed the FY 2015 official cohort default rate (CDR) notification packages to all eligible domestics and foreign schools.    Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Institutional Accountability Regulations, including Defense to Repayment, under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid has announced that this summer, students and parents will have two ways to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form; a redesigned website and a mobile app. Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid announced per Section 466(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, requires a capital distribution (Distribution of Assets) of the balance of an institution’s Perkins Loan Revolving Fund (Perkins Fund). The Distribution of Assets from the Perkins Loan Revolving Fund process replaces the existing Excess Liquid Capital process as part of the wind-down of the Federal Perkins Loan Program.  Read the announcement

Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau),  announced that Brian Johnson, who currently serves as Principal Policy Director at the Bureau, to assume the responsibilities of Acting Deputy Director.  Read the announcement

For important TCPA documentation and updates we invite you to visit ACA International® and insideARM's websites:

ACA International® - TCPA Resource Center
insideARM - Topic Page TCPA Resources

Federal Student Aid has provided data providers (schools and their servicers) Perkins DataPrep Software Version 4.0 and Updated Perkins Data Provider Instructions.  Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid announced the availability of Volume 1 – Student Eligibility of the 2018-2019 Federal Student Aid Handbook. Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid communicated additional information about the total and Permanent Disability Match Process with Department of Veterans Affairs and has defined this years plan.  Read the announcement

Federal Student Aid shared updated Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Loan Holder Notification information.  Read the announcement

COHEAO shared great news regarding support from Representatives Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and John Duncan (R-TN) yesterday released a bipartisan “dear colleague” letter in support of extending the Perkins Loan Program for two years through the upcoming FY18 omnibus appropriations spending bill.s.  Click here to vist the COHEAO "Spark Notes"

National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) has been advocating alongside credit unions to push back on several of the lawsuits filed in recent months under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) over website accessibility.  Read the article 

COHEAO is pleased to offer up to four (4) $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. Eligible applicants are students entering their sophomore year through graduate studies who are enrolled at COHEAO-member colleges and universities.  Click here to vist the COHEAO "Spark Notes"

Dear Colleague Letter:  The U.S. Department of Education has provided a letter from Secretary DeVos to Chief State School and Institution of Higher Education Officers regarding Disaster Assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the 2017 California wildfires. Read the announcement

According to a new Financial Literacy Survey conducted for TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: AMTD), 76% of investors say the more educated they are about investing, the better they can manage their money.   Read the article 

Federal Student Aid has consolidated its cybersecurity compliance information and resource page.  The data has been organized into key topical areas, including:  Regulations, Tools, Documents and FY18 Audit Lanaguage.  Additionally there is information regarding:  Reporting a breach, Alerts, Contact Information, Training and Conferences, as well as Related Links.  To access the FSA Cybersecurity Compliance page

Federal Student Aid has announced the availability of the new National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS®) School Change of Affiliation (COA) for Cohort Default Rate (CDR) Report (SCHCD1). The School COA for CDR Report provides school users with contact and loan information for all borrowers who may impact the school’s cohort default rate as a result of a change of affiliation. Specifically, schools involved in mergers or acquisitions should find this report useful.  To read the announcement

National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) releases information to Federal Insured Credit Unions to help them prepare for their next NCUA examination.  NCUA's primary areas of sueprvisory focus in 2018 are:  Cybersecurity Assessment, Bank Secrecy Act Compliance, Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention, Interest Rate and Liquidity Risk, Automobile Lending, Commercial Lending, Consumer Lending and Consumer Compliance.  To view Letter No.:  17-CU-09


Coffee's on us

Schedule an appointment and
coffee's on ConServe at our
first meeting.*

Call (800) 724-7500 or
Find Your Sales Representative

*Valid for first time appointments only

Learn how to
Recover more in
5 minutes!

Try Our Calculator

Ready to Get Started?

Call (800) 724-7500 Today or

Find Your Sales Representative