Navient Solutions – CFPB Complaint ID 3009904

Date Received: 2018-09-04T00:00:00

Product: Federal student loan servicing

Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: Both my wife and I have student loans which are being handled by Navient. Neither of our loans were being handled by Navient initially, but were purchased after some years, mine about 2 years ago. My previous loan holder was XXXX. What is happening is either misallocation of funds or something worse. When XXXX sold my student loan debt to Navient I had prepaid my balance by over two years ; meaning my due date was not officially for over two years. I was still making my payments, in fact I like to make two equal payments each month to reduce interest and to level out my cash resources as my student loan payment is my largest monthly bill. Upon purchasing my debt, Navient did not grant me the two years prepaid status I had achieved at great sacrifice. When I called Navient upon how I could ask them to give me that prepaid status I was given vague instructions on how to send a letter to someplace I’m not sure even exists, the online form certainly does not exist. I have called the company on multiple occasions so far and each time they ” add back ” a couple of months prepaid status. But that status should advance with each full monthly payment I make, but it does not. In four months and with four full monthly payments made, plus an additional amount adding up to at least on extra payment, I have a due date of the end of this month. This even wouldn’t be the end of the world, even though having that prepaid status gave me a great deal of relief in these uncertain financial times, but their system will not let me make partial payments if they are not the minimum due! My minimum payment is just under $ XXXX. I like to pay between {$800.00} and {$1000.00} TWICE a month depending upon cashflow. Their system will not let me pay that way if I have a due date of the current month because they say it has to be at least as much as the minimum payment due and their system can not recognize that I am actually usually overpaying by $ XXXX. So not only are my overpayments not continuing to advance my due date. Not having my due date advanced does not allow me to take control of my debt and pay it off the fastest, least interest accrued method available to me. But it does not benefit them for me to pay off my loans quickly and I am getting very sick of spending my time on the phone with a representative who does not have the authority or the know-how to fix my problem and often difficult to understand. The problem is the web site and likely dubious legal practices in allocating my funds that Navient is already being sued for.

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Company: Navient Solutions, LLC.

State/Zip: AZ

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3009904

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