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I’m a Nurse Practitioner in Ohio and Looking for Student Loan Forgiveness. – Miranda

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“Dear Steve, Accumulated federal and private loans through nursing and graduate school. Haven’t entered repayment yet, didn’t know if there is a way to settle my debt for less or if there are repayment/loan forgiveness programs. I am currently a nurse practitioner in the state of Ohio. Through nursing school and graduate school loans, I have accumulated about $87,000 in ... Read More »

Should Colleges and Universities Be Held Accountable for Private Student Loans They Pushed?

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“Dear Steve, I’m 28 and graduated from a private college in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. Im about 80k in debt and making $9.25 an hour as a daycare teacher. I am married; my husband makes $11.00 an hour. We have a two year old, rent a house, in the hood, for $600 a month, make too much ... Read More »

I Cosigned for My Son’s Student Loans and I Can’t Afford Them. – Christy

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“Dear Steve, My son has his BA and we have paid off all the student loans for that degree. He went to graduate school for Architecture. He needed money so he took out student loans. The building industry “tanked” and he is working independently but is making next to nothing. The bank is taking his house and he is working ... Read More »

Should I Put All My Money Into Paying Off My Student Loan? – Chester

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“Dear Steve, I am a recent graduate with 43,000 in student loan debt. I make about 30,000 a year. All my student loans are federal with interest rates ranging from 6% to 2%. My current monthly payments are $141/month. I have no credit card debt, no mortgage, and no car payments. Should I be in a rush to pay off ... Read More »

I Work at the Welfare Office and I’m Struggling With My College Loans. – Chantel

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“Dear Steve, Graduated from college 1996. started working for dept.of job&family service; A.K.A. welfare office 1996. student loans principle $12,000 and now owe $37,000. have been garnished since 2006. I’m broke. I make less money than when I started working. I have kids and bills. I’m drowning in debt. I live in Ohio. how can I access some of these ... Read More »

Georgetown University With Old Student Loan Debt

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“Dear Steve, Georgetown University professor with $11,000 balance with Sallae Mae dating back to 1993–so I am beyond the 20 year period. Do I qualify for debt forgiveness for the balance? Daniel” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on a number of topics, for loads of practical advice, tips, and help to beat ... Read More »

I’ll Pay 36 Years on My Student Loan Debt. Will the Obama Student Loan Program Help? – Sandra

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“Dear Steve, I’m 47 years old and have been paying back my student loan for 24 years. At some point, I consolidated my loans with Sallie Mae. It’s categorized as UNSUB; however, I’m pretty sure some of the loans were, in fact, subsidized… but I guess that’s irrelevant. There have been times I’ve gone into forebearance but generally speaking, I’ve ... Read More »

My Sons Went to College and Have Six Loans I Can Barely Afford. – Marcia

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“Dear Steve, What is a smart way to be able to get debt free. I have two boys who went to college and we have 6 loans out there now all wanting there money, i am doing my best to catch up and pay on them , but it leaves us has parents and my sons with NO money to ... Read More »

How to I Get Obama Student Loan Help for My Sallie Mae Student Loans? – Jo

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“Dear Steve, I took out a student loan–a federal loan–in 1991 for $6000 at 8%. Due to a long series of financial setbacks, unemployment, a divorce, yada, yada–I now owe over 13K and it’s 20 years later. My loan now belongs to Sallie Mae. I am a single woman, 51 years old, no kids in CA with an income of ... Read More »

Can My Student Loans be Forgiven Because I Work With a Disabled Woman? – Sheri

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“Dear Steve, i went to school and accumulated 30,000 in student loans for a degree in medical assisting. Needless to say there aren’t any opportunies for me in the area I live. I now do home health care for a paralyzed woman. Can my student loans be forgiven due to the fact I now work with a disabled individual? I ... Read More »

Private Business Should Do More to Pay for Student Loan Debt. – Anthony

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“Dear Steve, I am a father that had a lot of debt and health issues, but have found away to downsize and hopefully will be able to be ready for retirement someday. I have a daughter that has somewhere in the $30,000-$40,000 range of student loan debt. We her parents both have parent-student loans also. The good news she is ... Read More »

Matthew Lesko Talks About Free Money for School. Where Do I Get It? – Jessica

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“Dear Steve, I have my BS in marketing and my MAT in early childhood education. I never could get a job in marketing so I went back to school for my master’s. I have accrued quite the student loan debt. We’re probably looking at around 60-80,000. Well, I got married and became a stay-at-home mom. Well, now my husband wants ... Read More »

Does My Daughter Qualify for the Obama Student Loan Program? – Bonnie

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“Dear Steve, Student loan question. My daughter is a 2011 graduate with a degree in school psychology. This particular profession requires a 4 year bachelor’s degree and three years of graduate school. She is currently employed in SC, and makes 45, 00 before taxes. She has 40,00 in grad school loans (federally funded) Two questions: Does she qualify for Obama’s ... Read More »

I’m a College Student With a Loan From SunTrust. – Kami

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“Dear Steve, HELP! As you can see, I am in need of dire help regarding student loan debt. I just recently got out of the rehabilitation program and the lendor who now manages the loan is SunTrust. I am only 22 and still in college. At first, I owed $10,000 through the rehab program. Then, when it wento to SunTrust, ... Read More »

My Sallie Mae Co-Signers Want Out. – JoAlice

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“Dear Steve, One of my student loans has a co-signer(s) – Sallie Mae (non-relatives) I haven’t pay this loans because of financial hardship so they have been paying for me. Can Sallie Mae remove these co-signers from my student loan and put another person instead? I asked before and Sallie Mae told me that there is nothing I can do ... Read More »

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