Guarantor Stories

Jay Lewis’ Story

Curious to know what it means to be a guarantor? See Jay Lewis talk about supporting his son by guaranteeing his loan.

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Helping Friends Help Each Other: Lisa’s Story

Lisa was honored when her friend Joe* asked her to guarantee his student loan. After nursing himself through years of rehabilitation after a near-fatal bike accident, Joe was inspired to become a nurse himself. He needed to go back to school but couldn’t afford it without financial help. Hebrew Free Loan was there to help, but as with all applications, Joe needed cosigners. Joe reached out to Lisa, who felt comfortable guaranteeing through Hebrew Free Loan because it took away any discomfort that might come from lending money directly to a...

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