Recommended Student Refinancing 

ODs on Finance Partnerships with Re-Fi Lenders =  The Best and lowest Rates + Cash Back for You


Great news! Aaron and Dat were able to negotiate and advocate for the best term rates and cash back bonuses for all ODs on Finance members/users looking to refinance their student loans.

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LendKey: $300-$750 Bonus*

We are excited to partner with Lendkey in offering them one of the lowest rates out there!


Benefits: 

  • Simple, consistent and transparent which allow you to compare multiple of lenders in under 2 minutes to get the best rate

  • Forbearance and discharge on death/disability is dependent on individual lenders


  • Get up to a $750 bonus for loans over $150K, $300 bonus for loans between $50k-$150K


Requirements: 

  • All States eligible except for  NV, ME, ND, WV, RI.

Credible: $300-$750  Bonus*

We are excited to have Credible on board, which is an online marketplace that provides Optometrists with competitive, personalized loans from multiple, vetted lenders in real time!


Benefits: 

  • Free, fast and able to compare prequalified rates from multiple lenders under 2 minutes, without affecting your credit score. Get a final offer as little as 1 business day!

  • Credible’s partner lenders do not charge prepayment penalties, loan application fees, or origination fees.

  • Forbearance and discharge on death/disability is dependent on individual lenders


  • Get up to $750 bonus for loans over $100K, $300 Bonus if less than $100K loan

Requirements: 

  • All States eligible

*Disclaimer: To receive welcome bonus, ODs on Finance members must refinance a balance over $100K. Bonus is paid via e-giftcard. In order to qualify for the $750 bonus, the amount refinanced must be equal to or more than $100,000. Your loan must be completed through disbursement by the partner lender and not later cancelled. Borrowers who refinance a balance below $100,000, will receive a $300 bonus.

Splash Financial: $300-1000 Bonus*

We are excited to join with Splash Financials to help out Optometrists with the lowest possible rate! Dat and Aaron were able to negotiate one of the lowest and best deals for our wonderful  ODsonFinance members!


Benefits: 

  • Fast and easy application online without affecting your credit score

  • No application or origination fees, with no prepayment penalties


  • Able to refinance as low as $5000 loan with no maximum limit


  • Forbearance and discharge on death/disability is dependent on individual lenders


  • *Bonus based amount of loan approved: $1000 for $300K+, $750 for $200-299K or $300 for $100-199K


Requirements: 

  • All States eligible

Earnest: $300 Bonus*

We are excited to have this wonderful lender on our team! Aaron had the pleasure of knowing the founder of Earnest and can vouch for them/their methodology as an option in your refinancing quest!


Benefits: 

  • Quick and easy application

  • Analysis of information beyond your credit score, Earnest can provide an instant rate estimate using  data other lenders don’t, such as your savings patterns, investments, and career trajectory—to give you the best possible rate


  • Minimum loan is $5,000, with a max limit of $500,000


  • Forbearance available and Loans are discharged on death or disability

  • $300 Bonus* Must refinance greater than $100K using Earnest via our link

Requirements:


  • All States including DC are eligible except for DE, KY, NV. Can only offer fixed Rate in AK, IL, MN, NH, OH, TN, TX

 

Studentloans.com by Brazos: $600*

OD’s on Finance has partnered with Brazos! The nation's largest group of nonprofit student loan organizations. Their unique non-profit expertise and mission allow better rate than the national lenders.  Click on the link to apply on Student-loans!


Benefits:

  • No extra fees: Transparent pricing, zero fees, and some of the best rates available due to non-profit status

  • New Parent Loan and Refinance Loan programs

  • Transparent pricing, zero fees, and some of the best rates available due to non-profit status

  • Forbearance available and Loans are discharged on death or disability

  • *Brazos Legal Disclaimer: Please Click here to Read 

Requirements: 

  • Texas Resident only 
  • Minimum loan amount is $10,000, up to $250,000 with a graduate degree

Sofi: Extra 0.25% Discount Rate

ODsonFinance has partnered with SoFi to offer flexible financing options for student loan refinancing and personal loans. Whether you want to lower your monthly student loan payment, save money on your total debt, or use a lower cost private loan to pay off a high-interest credit card or make a major purchase, SoFi can help reach your financial goals faster.


Benefits:

  • No extra fees: No application fees, no origination fees, and no prepayment penalties for paying off your loan early

  • Easy Experience: Apply in minutes online to refinance your loans or borrow for any kind of personal use.

  • Support when needed: Access to live customer support 7 days a week.

  • Membership perks: Exclusive networking events, access to free financial planning, educational workshops and more.

  • Forbearance available and Loans are discharged on death or disability

  • Bonus= Additional 0.25% Rate Discount*, only for new applicants


  • *Sofi Legal Disclaimer: Please Read for more details

Requirements: 

  • All States eligible

 

CommonBond: $400 Bonus

We have joined forces with CommonBond to help young optometrist take charge of their finances!


Benefits: 

  • Fast and easy application online without affecting your credit score

  • No application or origination fees, with no prepayment penalties

  • Social Impact: For every loan funded, They will fund a child’s education in the developing world.

  • Forbearance available and Loans are discharged on death or disability.

  • COVID-19 Update:
    • Natural Disaster Forbearance – CommonBond is allowing borrowers to put their loans into Natural Disaster Forbearance until the end of the natural disaster designation.  This is an additional forbearance period that does not eat into the standard 24 month forbearance that we also allow borrowers.  Interest accrues but payments are not due during forbearance.
    • Student Relief Tool – we created a tool to help borrowers determine what to do with their loans during this period of uncertainty.  This tool is completely free and can be found here

Requirements: 

  • Minimum loan is $5,000, with a max limit of $500,000
  • All States eligible 

 

****Update 5/8/2020 from First Republic****

"We are taking a short period of time to restructure the current Student Loan Refinancing program. As such, we will stop accepting new applications for the current program on May 8th, 2020. We will have a new offering back in a few short months"

First Republic- $300 Bonus

We are ecstatic to partner with First Republic. In addition to student loans services, they offer amazing banking services! They really values one-on-one client relationships.  They currently offer the LOWEST fixed rate out there.  Additionally, our co-founder Dat re-financed his student loans with FR and uses their bank services, so he can personally vouch for them!


Benefits: 

  • Free, easy and quick application process with a dedicated loan advisor

  • Earn back the interest paid on your loan (up to 2.00% of the original loan balance) when you pay in full within four years.

  • Borrower must open a First Republic ATM Rebate Checking account (“Account”). Terms and conditions apply to the Account. If the Account is closed, the rate will increase by 5.00%.

  • Rates shown include relationship-based pricing adjustments of:

    • 1) 2.00% for maintaining automatic payments and direct deposit with the Account
    • 2) 0.50% for depositing and maintaining a deposit balance equal to the greater of 10% of the approved loan amount or $5,000 into the Account
    • 3) An additional 0.25% for depositing and maintaining a deposit balance equal to the greater of 20% of the approved loan amount or $10,000 into the Account.

  • No charge origination, annual or prepayment fees on your loan.

  • Forbearance is not available + Loans are NOT discharged on death or disability

  • *First Republic Legal Disclaimer: Please Click here to Read

Requirements:

  • Must Open a First Republic ATM rebate Checking account and maintain a certain balance
  • Must be near one of its Bank locations: California (Bay Area San Francisco, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Newport Beach, Palm Desert, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Barbara), Boston MA, Portland OR, Jackson WY, Greenwich CT, Palm Beach FL, New York, NY

 

 

Any Questions or Concerns, please read Frequently asked questions (FAQ) and  as always, please don't hesitate to contact at ODsonFinance@gmail.com 

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