Date Received: 2018-12-03T00:00:00.000
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I am part of the loan forgiveness program, after I make 120 payments on time I should have my loan forgiven. I have made 70 qualifying payments, the computer says I made 47, I have been calling for 14 months and they always say they are working on fixing the problem, but 14 months and I have no response.
State/Zip: IL 606XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3089888
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