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Custom financial solutions for doctors.

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As a doctor, each stage of your career brings unique challenges. Laurel Road offers a range of banking solutions customized to your needs.

As a part of White Coat Investor (WCI) you're eligible to receive special offers on Laurel Road products by applying through this page.

Why Laurel Road for Doctors?

DOCTORS HAVE BRIGHT FUTURES. WE THINK THAT'S WORTH INVESTING IN.

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Our customers love us—we've funded over $9 Billion in loans.

Student Loan Refinancing
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Student Loan Refinancing

White Coat Investor readers receive a $550 cash bonus.1

Discover your personalized rate options online in only a few minutes—with no impact to your credit score!2

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that if you refinance qualifying federal student loans with Laurel Road, you may no longer be eligible for certain federal benefits or programs and waive your right to future benefits or programs offered on those loans. Examples of benefits or programs you may not receive include, but are not limited to, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Income-Driven Repayment plans, forbearance, or loan forgiveness. Please carefully consider your options when refinancing federal student loans and consult Federal Student Aid for the most current information.

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Laurel Road Linked Checking®

Lower your refi rate when you add a new checking account.

Open a Laurel Road Linked Checking account during student loan refinancing and get an introductory 0.25% off your rate for the first 3 months. After that, your rate discount varies based on your total qualifying monthly direct deposit amount – you could lower your student loan refinancing rate by up to 0.80% with autopay discount.3

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Low fixed and variable rates available when refinancing student loans

We don't charge any application or origination fees or prepayment penalties

Up to 12 months of forbearance is available4

Additional 0.25% discount when automatic monthly payments are made from a bank account5

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Student Loan Cashback® Card

Redeem 2% cashback toward any eligible student loan.6

Introducing the first card that lets you redeem 2% cashback toward your student loans with any eligible servicer.7 You can also earn $300 in introductory cashback rewards towards any eligible student loan after you spend $3,000 in the first 90 days with your Laurel Road Student Loan Cashback card.8

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High Yield Savings
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Laurel Road High Yield Savings®

Make your savings work harder – earn % Annual Percentage Yield (APY)9

WCI readers can plan for the future with a competitive high yield savings account – with $0 cost to open.

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Physician Mortgage Lending
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Mortgage Lending for Physicians

We help doctors like you finance the dream of homeownership.

A Laurel Road Mortgage can help you get the savings and dedicated support you deserve. Explore special financing options available with a Physician Mortgage, including low down payment options.10

To get started, speak to a KeyBank mortgage specialist at 1-877-801-4686

†Geographic limitations apply.

Personal Lending
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Personal Lending for Physicians

Customized personal loans for medical professionals.

Borrow up to $80,000 with a personal loan if you're in practice or within 12 months of completing training and have a signed contract to practice.11

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Why get a Personal Loan from Laurel Road?

Low fixed rates available across various terms

We don't charge any application or origination fees or prepayment penalties

Additional 0.25% discount when automatic monthly payments are made from a bank account12

It’s good that Laurel Road actually wants to hear from you on how they can improve their services not only for you, but for other people who are going to refinance with them.

Dr. Kasra H.

General Dentist

I think it’s great to have products for doctors because we have an unusual trajectory where we have high earning potential, but don’t always qualify for much on paper.

Dr. Linda D.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

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Disclaimers

Notice: This is not a commitment to lend or extend credit. Conditions and restrictions may apply. All home lending products are subject to credit and collateral approval. Not all home lending products are available in all states. Hazard insurance and, if applicable, flood insurance are required on collateral property. Actual rates, fees, and terms are based on those offered as of the date of application and are subject to change without notice.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that if you refinance qualifying federal student loans with Laurel Road, you may no longer be eligible for certain federal benefits or programs and waive your right to future benefits or programs offered on those loans. Examples of benefits or programs you may not receive include, but are not limited to, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Income-Driven Repayment plans, forbearance, or loan forgiveness. Please carefully consider your options when refinancing federal student loans and consult Federal Student Aid for the most current information.

† In some states, a conventional loan option with Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) may offer better priced loan terms than a Physician Mortgage for down payments less than 20%. Financing options presented upon checking rates offer lowest rate and payment options available based on information provided and may not be a Physician Mortgage. Contact Laurel Road to discuss all eligible options.

  1. A $550 cash bonus offered on new student loan refinance applications from active Member Name readers. The loan application must close in order to qualify for the bonus which will be paid within 45 days of closing. Existing Laurel Road members are not eligible. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts from Laurel Road affiliated partners or employers nor the Student Loan Refer-a-Friend Program.

  2. Checking your rate with Laurel Road only requires a soft credit pull, which will not affect your credit score. To proceed with an application, a hard credit pull will be required, which may affect your credit score.

  3. 0.80% discount includes a 0.55% discount for monthly qualifying direct deposits of $7500 or more credited to a Laurel Road Linked Checking account, and a 0.25% discount for AutoPay. The Laurel Road Linked Checking discount is available to borrowers who open a Laurel Road Linked Checking account simultaneously while refinancing their student loans with Laurel Road. You may also be able to utilize a checking account opened simultaneously with a prior Laurel Road student loan refinance to obtain a discount on your new Laurel Road student loan refinance. Borrowers will receive a 0.25% rate discount for their first three monthly billing cycles. Starting with the fourth billing cycle and continuing with each billing cycle thereafter, the rate discount applied to each billing cycle will be based on the amount deposited via qualifying Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions into the Laurel Road Linked Checking account during the preceding calendar month; 0.25% for deposits between $2,500 and $7,499 per month and 0.55% for deposits $7,500 or greater per month. Qualifying ACH direct deposit transactions include most payroll, Social Security, pension and government benefits deposits. To continue to receive the discount for the fourth billing cycle, you must begin making qualifying ACH deposits to your Laurel Road Linked Checking account during the second month after your loan funds. Note that the discount is only available to the primary checking account owner and is not available to a joint checking account owner. If the primary account owner is no longer an owner on the checking account or the account is closed, the discount on their student loan will cease. Discounts subject to change without notice and cannot be combined with the Laurel Road Linked Savings discount. For more information on the Laurel Road Checking Account visit (laurelroad.com/refinance-student-loans/checking/#rates-fees-jump. If you choose to make monthly payments automatically by electronic fund transfer (EFT) from a bank account, the rate will decrease by 0.25% and will increase back if you stop making monthly payments (or we stop accepting) automatically by EFT from your bank account. The 0.25% AutoPay/EFT Discount will not reduce the monthly payment; instead, the discount is applied to the principal to help pay the loan down faster.

  4. After loan disbursement, if a borrower documents a qualifying economic hardship, we may agree in our discretion to allow for forbearance of payments for one or more 3-month time periods (however, a minimum of twelve (12) months are required between any two forbearance periods). Borrowers with a loan term of at least ten (10) years are eligible for up to twelve (12) months of forbearance over the life of the loan; borrowers with a loan term less than ten (10) years are eligible for one (1) month for every year of the loan term (e.g., if a borrower’s loan term is five (5) years they are eligible for up to five (5) months of forbearance over the life of the loan). Borrowers seeking an economic hardship forbearance due to unemployment must have made twelve (12) consecutive monthly payments prior to a forbearance request to be eligible. For any other forbearance due to economic hardship, borrowers must have made nine (9) consecutive monthly payments prior to a forbearance request to be eligible. All requests for forbearance are subject to review, including the review of acceptable documentation (including updating documentation) of the nature and expected duration of the borrower's economic hardship. During any period of forbearance, interest will continue to accrue. Unless otherwise noted, at the end of the forbearance period, any unpaid accrued interest will be capitalized and be added to the remaining principal amount of the loan.

  5. AutoPay / EFT Discount: If you choose to make monthly payments automatically by electronic fund transfer (EFT) from a bank account, the rate will decrease by 0.25% and will increase back if you stop making monthly payments (or we stop accepting) automatically by EFT from your bank account. The 0.25% AutoPay/EFT Discount will not reduce the monthly payment; instead, the discount is applied to the principal to help pay the loan down faster.

  6. You will earn 2.0% in Cashback Rewards for each $1 spent on eligible Purchases if you redeem your Cashback Rewards towards your Student Loan with an eligible servicer. This equates to $0.02 in Cashback Rewards, for each $1 spent. For example, if you spend $100, you will earn $2.00 in Student Loan Credit. You will earn 1.0% in Cashback Rewards for each $1 spent on eligible Purchases if redeemed for a statement credit. This equates to $0.01 in Cashback Rewards, for each $1 spent. For example, if you spend $100, you will earn $1.00 in Cashback Rewards. For more information visit https://www.laurelroad.com/cash-back-credit-card/#disclaimer.

  7. For a full list of eligible loan servicers, visit https://www.laurelroad.com/faq/which-student-loan-servicers-do-you-work-with-for-the-laurel-road-student-loan-cashback-card/.

  8. Introductory offer: For a limited time earn a cashback reward after spending $3,000 within the first 90 days of account opening. Offer is subject to change at any time. The cashback reward amount will be $300 if redeemed towards student loans with an eligible servicer. The cashback reward amount will be $150 if redeemed for statement credit. Cashback is awarded based on eligible credit card purchases. For more information, visit laurelroad.com/faq/how-do-i-get-the-introductory-offer-for-the-laurel-road-student-loan-cashback-card/.

  9. The variable Annual Percentage Yield (APY) indicated is accurate as of August 1, 2023, and is subject to change at any time. No minimum balance is required to earn the APY. Fees may reduce earnings on the account. For current rates visit laurelroad.com/high-yield-savings-account/#rates-fees-jump.  

  10. Only available to interns, residents, fellows, doctors, dentists, clinical professors, researchers, or managing physicians with a current license and a degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). Doctors and dentists that are not actively practicing are ineligible. Additional conditions and restrictions apply.

  11. LOAN AMOUNT: Minimum loan amount of $5,000. Maximum amount of $35,000 for loan purposes of Auto Purchase, Business, Green Loan, Moving Expenses, and Other. Maximum loan amount of $45,000 for loan purposes of Debt Consolidation, Major Purchase, and Home Improvement. Additional proof of use documentation is required to be eligible for loan amounts in excess of $35,000. If you a practicing Doctor [Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)] or Dentist [Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)] or if you are a resident, with one of the aforementioned degrees and a contract to start practicing within 12 months of application approval, you may be eligible to borrow up to $80,000.

  12. AutoPay/EFT Discount: if the borrower chooses to setup monthly payments automatically by electronic fund transfer (EFT) from a bank account before closing, the interest rate will decrease by 0.25%. The discount will be reflected in your monthly payment.

Estimated Student Loan Payment Examples

Assumptions: Repayment examples below assume a loan amount of $10,000 with repayment beginning immediately following disbursement. Repayment examples do not include any discounts.
Fixed Rate Loans
Term Interest Rate APR No. of Payments Monthly Payment Total Payments
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7 Year
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20 Year

 

Variable Rate Loans
Term Interest Rate APR No. of Payments Monthly Payment Total Payments
5 Year
7 Year
10 Year
15 Year
20 Year

Annual Percentage Rate (“APR”): This term represents the actual cost of financing to the borrower over the life of the loan expressed as a yearly rate.

Interest Rate: A simple annual rate that is applied to an unpaid balance.

Variable Rates: The current index for variable rate loans is derived from the 30-day Average Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”) and changes in the SOFR index may cause your monthly payment to increase. Although the rate will vary after you are approved, it will never exceed 15.00%. There is no limit on the amount your interest rate can increase at one time. The Index is currently published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (“New York Fed”). If the Index is no longer available, it will be replaced by a replacement Index according to the terms of the promissory note.

Rewards Program Disclosure

As used throughout this Rewards Program Disclosure (“Disclosure”), the terms “Lender”, “we”, “us”, and “our” mean KeyBank National Association. By using the Site, you are accepting the terms of the Rewards Program and this Disclosure as described herein, and as amended from time to time.

REWARDS PROGRAM

Lender offers applicants the opportunity to participate in a reward-based program (the “Rewards Program”) throughout the Lender’s mortgage loan application process using the Lender’s online mortgage platform or Site. Through the Rewards Program, applicants may have the opportunity to accrue points that will be redeemable and applied towards costs at closing.

The accrued points are earned by choosing certain specified options to complete the mortgage loan application process. The most cost effective and efficient tasks lead to the greatest amount of points. When you close your mortgage, the total amount of points earned are awarded and then converted into a lender credit. The dollar amount of the lender credit is then applied toward eligible non-recurring closing costs or disclosed fees.

Your participation in the Rewards Program is voluntary, and is expressly conditioned on compliance with the Rewards Program Rules and with all present and future Program Rules, terms, regulations, policies, and procedures that Lender may, in its discretion, adopt from time to time.

ACCRUING POINTS AND/OR CHOOSING CERTAIN SPECIFIED OPTIONS TO COMPLETE THE MORTGAGE APPLICATION PROCESS DOES NOT AFFECT THE REVIEW OF THE BORROWER’S MORTGAGE APPLICATION, LENDER’S ULTIMATE DECISION REGARDING THE BORROWER’S MORTGAGE APPLICATION, OR ANY TERM OF A LOAN OFFERED BY LENDER OTHER THAN A REDUCTION OF NONRECURRING CLOSING COSTS OR DISCLOSED FEES.

REWARDS PROGRAM RULES

  • Only available to individuals legally eligible to obtain a mortgage loan. Proof of age is required at closing.

  • Points are accrued based on tasks performed within a given application for a loan transaction. Earnings are accrued per task. Points are earned once per task.

  • Borrowers can accrue up to 650 points per loan transaction. Total points accrued and/or available are located in the “My Rewards” widget.

  • Points are converted on a one-to-one basis to lender credits that will be reflected on the Closing Disclosure and applied to eligible non-recurring closing costs at Lender’s discretion. The maximum available lender credit that may be obtained for the Reward Program is $650. To learn more about availability see contact information below.

  • Points accrued during the process may be converted into lender credits at the closing of an approved Lender loan, provided the application remains active until the time of closing.

  • Points are non-assignable and non-transferable.

  • Accrued points have no cash value, are non-negotiable, and are not redeemable either in whole or in part for cash. Applicants cannot receive cash back from accrued points applied at closing. Accrued points have no value in the event that the applicant withdrawals the loan application, the application is withdrawn by Lender as incomplete, or the application is denied.

  • Applied lender credits may not exceed limits that may be imposed on lender credits by investor or program guidelines. Applied lender credits may be modified if the total amount of credit exceeds the maximum allowed under the applicable guidelines.

  • DETERMINATION OF TAX LIABILITY OF REWARDS IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT. APPLICANTS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR TAX ADVISORS WITH ANY TAX RELATED QUESTIONS.

  • Lender has the right, in its sole discretion and without notice, to change, update, revise, limit, supplement and otherwise modify the rule or terms of the Reward Program and impose new or additional rules, terms and conditions on the applicant’s use of the Rewards Program, at any time, at its discretion, with or without notice, even though such changes may affect the accumulation of points or the ability to obtain the reward.

  • Lender reserves the right to change the Rewards Program Rules or terms at any time in its sole discretion without prior notice to borrower, including but not limited to: (i) the qualifications for eligibility; (ii) the value of points earned by the applicant; (iii) the number of points needed to earn a reward; and (iv) the rewards available to be earned. Each such modification will be effective upon posting on the Site.

  • Lender reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without notice, to terminate or cancel the Rewards Program, in whole or in part, or an individual applicant’s participation in the Program for any reason and at its sole discretion, with or without cause. “Termination” means ending the Rewards Program, with no further ability to earn points and/or convert points at closing by any applicant; “Cancellation” means the expiration or revocation of an individual applicant’s eligibility, for any reason, with or without cause. Neither Termination nor Cancellation of the Rewards Program affects the applicant’s pending loan application(s).

Questions or Concerns Regarding Rewards Program
If you have questions or concerns regarding rewards, please call at (877) 801-4686 or email [email protected].

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KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY OR DISCONTINUE PRODUCTS AND BENEFITS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. This information is current as of July 10, 2023. Information and rates are subject to change without notice.
Terms and Conditions

STUDENT LOAN REFINANCING – TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ELIGIBILITY & ELIGIBLE LOANS

Borrower, and Co-signer if applicable, must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident with a valid I-551 card (which must show a minimum of 10 years between “Resident Since” date and “Card Expires” date or has no expiration date); state that they are of at least borrowing age in the state of residence at the time of application; and meet Lender underwriting criteria (including, for example, employment, debt-to-income, disposable income, and credit history requirements).

Borrowers may refinance any unsubsidized or subsidized Federal or private student loan that was used exclusively for qualified higher education expenses (as defined in 26 USC Section 221) at an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate school.

Borrower must have graduated or be enrolled in good standing in the final term preceding graduation from an accredited Title IV U.S. school and must be employed, or have an eligible offer of employment. Parents looking to refinance loans taken out on behalf of a child should refer to https://www.laurelroad.com/refinance-student-loans/refinance-parent-loans/ for more information.

For Associates Degrees: Only associates degrees earned in one of the following are eligible for refinancing: Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT); Dental Hygiene; Diagnostic Medical Sonography; EMT/Paramedics; Nuclear Technician; Nursing; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Pharmacy Technician; Physical Therapy Assistant; Radiation Therapy; Radiologic/MRI Technologist; Respiratory Therapy; or Surgical Technologist. To refinance an Associates degree, a borrower must also either be currently enrolled and in the final term of an associate degree program at a Title IV eligible school with an offer of employment in the same field in which they will receive an eligible associate degree OR have graduated from a school that is Title IV eligible with an eligible associate and have been employed, for a minimum of 12 months, in the same field of study of the associate degree earned.

LOAN AMOUNT

For bachelor’s degrees and higher, up to 100% of outstanding private and federal student loans (minimum $5,000) are eligible for refinancing.

For eligible Associates degrees in the healthcare field (see Eligibility & Eligible Loans section above), Lender will refinance up to $50,000 in loans for non-ParentPlus refinance loans. Note, parents who are refinancing loans taken out on behalf of a child who has obtained an associates degrees in an eligible healthcare field are not subject to the $50,000 loan maximum, refer to https://www.laurelroad.com/refinance-student-loans/refinance-parent-loans/ for more information.

FEE INFORMATION

There are no origination fees or prepayment penalties associated with the loan. Lender may assess a late fee if any part of a payment is not received within 15 days of the payment due date. Any late fee assessed shall not exceed 5% of the late payment or $28, whichever is less. A borrower may be charged $20 for any payment (including a check or an electronic payment) that is returned unpaid due to non-sufficient funds (NSF) or a closed account.