I took a quick, 9 month accounting course back in 1998, but through lack of employment, and neglect. the student loan for which I took to pay for the course has been in default for most of the past 11 years. After completing the course in which I maintained a 4.0 gpa, I was only able to achieve employment making less than $7.00 per hour. I was married, raising 3 kids and was struggling financially, soon became divorved, which put an even further strain on me financially, I lost my job, got into a bad relationship, ( which I am finally out of ) lost a brother, lost my father. I have been under a great deal of mental stress, financial stress and at this time in my life I have nothing to my name. My kids are grown, I am unemployed, struggling to find a job, which is not so easy these days, especially for a 48 year old woman who doesn’t have much job experience or training. I have tried to go back to school to get some kind of training so I can support myself properly, but have no money, and have been refused any more funding because of the previous student loan that has been in default for so long.
I need to get this student loan taken care of somehow so that I can get the training I need before I get too much older.
I need help desperately, and I just don’t know what I’m going to do.
Can you help me find a way to have the defaulted student loan of so long taken care of so that I can get the education and taining I need in order to be able to support myself at 48 years old?
I really need more information about this old loan to advise you. It is important for me to know more about the loan. Was it a loan only from the school, a private lender student loan or a government backed student loan?
Please update me with your answers by posting your response in the comments section of your question.
You are not alone. I'm here to help. There is no need to suffer in silence. We can get through this. Tomorrow can be better than today. Don't give up.
P.S. Be sure to read ‘The Secret of Surviving Through Difficult Economic Times. What I Learned On My Journey‘.