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Navient Solutions – CFPB Complaint

By on February 19, 2018

Date Received: 2017-12-19T00:00:00

Product: Federal student loan servicing

Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I am contacting you because I have recently been treated wrongfully by Navient. During my entire tenure with Navient, since they split from XXXX, I have made on-time consecutive payments. As a result, I have always had the waiver eligibility ( XXXX ) of the final 6 payments ( amounting to about {$2000.00} ) waiver notification present for all of my four Stafford loans. My 114th payment should have been my last. However, on XX/XX/XXXX, the day after my 114th payment, they removed this benefit without giving a reason. I called them to let them know of the error and they stated, by mail after a week, that I am ineligible because my loan term is less than 10 years. This is untrue, my loan term is exactly 10 years, which satisfies the conditions. They are trying to remove this benefit that I was expecting and was very much looking forward to. They are ruining their reputation ( in my eyes ). Will I need to get an ombudsman ( or even a lawyer ) to fight for reinstatement of this eligibility?

Company: Navient Solutions, LLC.

State/Zip: CA 926XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with monetary relief

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2760008

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