Date Received: 2018-10-26T00:00:00.000
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: They increased my student loan interest rate, nearly doubling it. This happened in XX/XX/2018. They have been contacted and informed of the increase. They have given no reason for the increase. And they have opened a case to recalculation the student loan interest rate. But they have yet to correct the student loan interest rate to the right percentage.
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3057893
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