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Denise Eder

Senior Vice President, Strategic Relationships

Thrivent Student Resources


Denise Eder has worked with college-bound families across the nation for over 20 years and has been a speaker at conferences both regionally and nationally. Denise is now with Thrivent, where her mission is to work with Christian students and their families as they plan, prepare, pay and repay for college.

Thrivent Student Resources

Thrivent Student Resources offers curriculum, online tools and resources that are free to all families, including a scholarship search, college cost comparison tool, financial aid calculator, a crowd sourcing tool, articles and tips and tools to help plan, prepare, pay and repay for college.

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  • College Planning 101

    August 9, 2018 — 4:00 pm CDT

    Planning for college isn’t easy. Fortunately, you’re not alone. In this session, I’ll pass on the knowledge I’ve gained from over 20 years of working in the industry. From understanding academics to how to handle financial aid, I’ll teach you everything you need to know about the college admissions process and help you learn the best ways to tackle college planning.

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About Unbound

(formerly CollegePlus)

Unbound is for students who are fed up with the current college system. This program helps students graduate college debt free while gaining the experience, training, credentials, and network necessary to realize their personal and professional goals. Students receive expert guidance, comprehensive debt-free college plans, and affordable credit-earning options. Join the community of students who say “no” to debt and “yes” to a better way to do college.