Date Received: 2017-10-13T00:00:00
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I consolidated my XXXX XXXX student loans when I entered XXXX XXXX. At the time I was not notified that loan consolidation would or could disqualify me for XXXX loan forgiveness.
Due to hardship I placed my loans in forbearance and of course the interest piled on. Forebearance nearly doubled my student loan debt.
Several years later, a fellow XXXX told me about the XXXX forgiveness option. I submitted my papers and received a letter from Navient telling me my consolidation disqualified me for the forgiveness program.
The only time XXXX XXXX or Navient has ever contacted me was when I was late on a payment.
Not one representative bothered to inform me of available resources such as XXXX forgiveness programs or better repayment options than forebearance I have been paying my loan for years and since the loan balance never seems to budge, I will still be paying when I retire.
Dissatisfied and disgusted!
Company: Navient Solutions, LLC.
State/Zip: IN 477XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2700989
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