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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: Navient has placed my student loans under forbearance without my permission. I had been making payments. I actually should not have had to make payments on them because I was in school but Navient seemed unable or unwilling to put my loans under in school deferment regardless of my full time student status. I decided it was easier to just make payments on my loans while in school than try to navigate what feels like an intentionally unhelpful company system. I just logged in today to try and make one of those monthly payments and discovered this new change. I would like to say that I have noticed this before but thought that perhaps I was just misreading the information. Over the past year I have been paying more attention to their actions regarding my loans and am very concerned. I have also attempted MANY times to communicate with this company through their recommended message system. Everytime I have used this method I get an automated response that usually has nothing to with what my actual question or query was about. These automated responses usually discuss solutions to problems that are unhelpful and irrelevant to my situation ( s ).

Company: Navient Solutions, LLC.

State/Zip: FL 328XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2759162

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