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Sallie Mae

Can I Just Pay Sallie Mae What I Can Afford To? – Kate

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“Dear Steve, I will not lament about Sallie Mae; I think we all know how crooked they are. My question is: I owe around 58k and have recently applied for Income Repayment Sensitivity. They have responded with letting me know my payments will be just under 15% of my disposable income. This is too high of a payment. My main ... Read More »

    Is It True That Sallie Mae Loans Have to be Forgiven After 10 Years? – Lynn

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    “Dear Steve, I’m trying to help out my son and his wife. They initially borrowed 64k from Sallie Mae for Student Loans. I believe it was a priviate loan. Through eight years and a couple of consolidations; they are still in trouble paying back the loan. They have tried to keep up on payments but haven’t always. They are seriously ... Read More »

      I Went to Kartherine Gibbs School and They Suddenly Closed. How Can I Repay My Student Loan? – Christina

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      “Dear Steve, In 2006 I made a loan with Sallie Mae to go to Kartherine Gibbs School in Norristown, PA. Around April 2007 my father got very ill and I had to discontinue with my education to help my father. My father’s wish was to die in his native land, so we packed up and moved to Puerto Rico. Once ... Read More »

        All Sallie Mae Cares About is Getting Money From Me. – Rosa

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        “Dear Steve, I have private loans with Sallie Mae totaling $37.000 plus federal loans in the amount of $85.000 totaling $127,000. The federal loans are deffered and I am not paying anything, but Sallie Mae gave me two years after I graduated in 2010, paying $150 every 3 month to put the loans in forebereance. In November I will have ... Read More »

          Sallie Mae Said They Were Willing to Release Me as a Co-Borrower. – David

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          “Dear Steve, I’ve cosigned 3 Sallie Mae loans and had my signature forged on a fourth loan original principal was $32k. Now with interest, penalties, etc. the balance is about $50K. I’ve no idea where the primary borrower is and his mother (an ex-girlfriend) is somewhere in Florida, but not responded to any phone calls, texts, nor emails since May. ... Read More »

            How Do I Make My Private Student Loan Lenders Consolidate My Debt? – Shannon

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            “Dear Steve, I have insurmountable student loan debt. I know I am not the only person in this situation, but need help especially with how to handle private loan lenders. I hold both federal and private student loans. The federals are easier to deal with, and it seems that there are companies that will help consolitate those types without a ... Read More »

              Sallie Mae Student Loan Discharged Under Bankruptcy But I’m Paying It. – Lori

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              “Dear Steve, Here is a copy of my credit report.it says discharged and then says under creditors comments debt being paid by insurance..that is false i have been paying on this..what do i do Lori” 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 ... Read More »

                I Filed Bankruptcy on My Sallie Mae Loan And It Says Insurance Paid. – Lori

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                “Dear Steve, I receieved a student loan back in 1984 and in 2006 i filed bankruptcy. my papers say it was discharged but sally mae said i had to pay then they sent it on to nelnet..my credit report says it was insurance paid..what does that mean? what do i do ive been paying this thing forever. Lori” Don’t miss ... Read More »

                  What is the Best Way to Pay Off Sallie Mae Loans in Full? – Gayle

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                  Daughter graduated college with $58,000 in student loans (some federal and private) with Salle Mae. Have reading about the many problems people are experiencing, Want to fully pay off these loans but concerned Salle Mae will mess up the payoff. What is the foolproof process for completing the loan payoff? This is your chance to be a hero and help ... Read More »

                    My Daughter Owes Three Times As Much as Her Sallie Mae Loans Started Out Being. – Robin

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                    “Dear Steve, My daughter, Robin, graduated from college in 1990 and owed $40,000 in student loans. She consolidated all of her loans with Sallie Mae. Due to difficult circumstances, she defaulted and did not pay for some time. A large amount of interest and fees were added to her debt with them and she ended up owing over $125,000. She ... Read More »

                      I’m a Victim of Sallie Mae Loan Fraud. What Can I Do? – Randal

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                      “Dear Steve, Around 6-7 years ago, I cosigned a Sallie Mae loan for my roomate in the amount of $15K and a second one for around $3K. In 2006, I broke off communication with him as he moved back to the UK due to not getting a job in the US. Well, there’s been times that sallie mae has contacted ... Read More »

                        Chase and Sallie Mae Private Student Loans Have Left Me Anxious, Depressed and Suicidal. – Anastasia

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                        “Dear Steve, I went to school and graduated with a bachelors degree in 4 sequential years time. During the time I was in school, my father lost his job, my parents had to declare bankruptcy and foreclose on our family home, and my father- as a result of all of these events- lost his mind, could not be brought back ... Read More »

                          We’ve Got Some Debt and Can’t Afford to Buy a House. – Ross

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                          “Dear Steve, 10,000–sallie mae, 12,000–car (pentagon federal) we cant afford a house…still renting with large family. Uh, I’ll be honest…I thought I had a question, but after looking at many of your other reader questions, I see that I actually have it pretty good. Your website has made me feel better, although I feel bad for the others. All the ... Read More »

                            How Do I File Bankruptcy On My Private Student Loans? – Janita

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                            I have about 67,000 of private student loans to sallie mae. My mom is a cosigner on several loans and Im trying hard to keep them from garnshing her wages. I am currently unemployed. I can make some type of payment but cannot afford what sallie mae is asking for. I was wondering can I filed bankruptcy on my private ... Read More »

                              Sallie Mae – Consumer Complaint – 5-24-2012

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                              Consumer Statement: In 2004 fresh out of high-school I decided to go to Culinary school in Las Vegas, NV. I took $15,000.00 out in private loans from Sallie Mae. Now going through the years with less glamorous jobs then I’d though I’d have over this time and using all my forbearance and deferment time. Around this passing Thanksgiving time i ... Read More »

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