Date Received: 2018-12-07T00:00:00.000
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: Hello, In 2010 I XXXX from college and began repaying my student loans. I had federal loans which were consolidated into one subsidized and one unsubsidized. Some payments went into deferment while I was getting my XXXX XXXX XXXX. About 2 years ago, after Navient had become the servicer of these loans, when the loans came out of deferment and I began making payments for all I applied and received approval for an income based repayment plan which also included a 10 year debt forgiveness component because I am working for a XXXX XXXX. I setup monthly automatic payments to be taken out of my checking account. These payments came put monthly without any problem for a good amount of time, I would estimate a year or more. Strangely, without any notice from Navient, and with no indication that it had do to with any issue from my bank, these automatic payments which were setup through navient simply STOPPED. I did not know they had stopped, I did not receive any word that my payments were not being collected, not even any warnings. They have simply stopped collected payments from me. While on my end, in the short term this seemed like a good thing because no one was asking me to pay, in the big picture this hurts me because I believe that it sets back the 10 year timeline of debt forgiveness that by now I should be 2 or 3 years into, through no fault of my own, and through Navients failure to even tell me that I was not paying them. In the business of my schedule as a XXXX and a father, I have only tried once to find out why the auto payments stopped and to reinstate these payments, but I was not able to get a solution. I am going to make another attempt. But I can’t help but wondering if this is related to the larger issues I am seeing in which Navient has received serious allegations for innapropriately handling their business. Is it worth looking more into for this situation, should I pursue further action? Or is my situation not one that would be eligible for correcting? Thank you for your time!
Company: Navient Solutions, LLC.
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3094323
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