Date Received: 2018-10-19T00:00:00.000
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I recently learned that I should have received information about the PSLF program when I started making payments in XX/XX/XXXX on my federal student loans as I was employed in a XXXX XXXX. Unfortunately for me, I learned in XX/XX/XXXX that I needed to consolidate my loans in order to qualify for the PSLF program under a different plan ( income-based repayment plan ). I have reached out to my loan provider ( XXXX XXXX ) and searched on the Dept. of Education ‘s website for information on how to get those four years of payments to count towards my PSLF. However, XXXX XXXX told me that since they were not in charge of my loans prior they can’t help me. Also the Dept of Ed. website gives a phone number for contact but the phone number is to XXXX XXXX. I am reaching out the CFPB because I read that other people are dealing with this same issue. Please advise.
State/Zip: CO 802XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3051003
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