CFPB Complaint

NELNET, INC. – CFPB Complaint ID 3097554

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-12-11T00:00:00.000

Product: Private student loan

Issue: Struggling to repay your loan

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I currently called XXXX on XX/XX/18 and XX/XX/18, to try and get a forbearance for my loans because I became unemployed and they are absolutely no help. They told me that I only get 2 month increments on my loan for a forbearance and then I have to pay for 9 months in order to get another forbearance. They do not assist their customers in their time of need. I have always paid and just can not make a payment while receiving unemployment, paying rent, food and utilities. I am a single mother with a XXXX year old. Someone needs to look into their lending practices because they are horrible.

Company: NELNET, INC.

State/Zip: NY 107XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3097554

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