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My Daughter Owes Three Times As Much as Her Sallie Mae Loans Started Out Being. – Robin

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“Dear Steve, My daughter, Robin, graduated from college in 1990 and owed $40,000 in student loans. She consolidated all of her loans with Sallie Mae. Due to difficult circumstances, she defaulted and did not pay for some time. A large amount of interest and fees were added to her debt with them and she ended up owing over $125,000. She ... Read More »

    I’m a Victim of Sallie Mae Loan Fraud. What Can I Do? – Randal

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    “Dear Steve, Around 6-7 years ago, I cosigned a Sallie Mae loan for my roomate in the amount of $15K and a second one for around $3K. In 2006, I broke off communication with him as he moved back to the UK due to not getting a job in the US. Well, there’s been times that sallie mae has contacted ... Read More »

      Can Student Loans Garnish Both My Wages and Social Security at the Same Time? – Ross

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      “Dear Steve, Student loans totalling approx. $24,000 defaulted in 1993 and wages were garnished. I left that employer and tax return overpayments were taken. I am now 62yrs old and working part time for a large do it yourself retailer. After I started, more than a year ago, my wages were garnished at 15%. I recently resigned and was rehired ... Read More »

        DeVry is Chasing Me for a Debt I Don’t Think I Owe. – Jodi

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        “Dear Steve, I attended DeVry online 5 years ago. Was only enrolled for two semesters. Since then I have been paying on two student loans. Original total was around $9000. Three month ago a company (ACS) sends me a letter to inform me that I will have to start paying them back. This letter said DeVry Residence school.Not the DeVry ... Read More »

          Is Suicide an Option to Get Out of Student Loan Debt? – Michael

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          “Dear Steve, Student loan debt. Suicide as the option to get out. Do not want to work the rest of life thinking about this debt. If I cannot be free, I would prefer to be dead. I am going to die anyway. What possible difference can it make? I am also in debt on student loans, and have considered suicide. ... Read More »

            Chase and Sallie Mae Private Student Loans Have Left Me Anxious, Depressed and Suicidal. – Anastasia

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            “Dear Steve, I went to school and graduated with a bachelors degree in 4 sequential years time. During the time I was in school, my father lost his job, my parents had to declare bankruptcy and foreclose on our family home, and my father- as a result of all of these events- lost his mind, could not be brought back ... Read More »

              My Student Loan Xpress Loan is Now With American Education Services But I Need Help. – Jack

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              “Dear Steve, I borrowed upwards of $70k (now $95k) from Student Loan Xpress for a higher education degree in 2006. I have the degree, but I’m not making the kind of money required to pay back this (and many other loans). I have been unable to make any payments to this loan… but am on a repayment schedule for all ... Read More »

                I’ve Been Kicked Out of Medical School With All My Debt But No Degree. – AJ

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                “Dear Steve, I was admitted in to a medical school and it has been a hard time for me because family and personal issues beyond my control has taken place. My school is currently under a lot of scrutiny and investigation. This year, there were a tremendous number of extenuating circumstances and even though my grades had increased, my school ... Read More »

                  Can I Apply for New College Loans if I’m Already in a Bankruptcy? – Nicole

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                  “Dear Steve, Already in a chp 13 plan, no problems there. How would enrolling in a grad school program affect my CH 13 plan? I have tried to email/call my atty with no response to this. I am needing either loans and or scholarship. My employer will also reimburse for a small amount of the 20-35K it will take for ... Read More »

                    We’ve Got Some Debt and Can’t Afford to Buy a House. – Ross

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                    “Dear Steve, 10,000–sallie mae, 12,000–car (pentagon federal) we cant afford a house…still renting with large family. Uh, I’ll be honest…I thought I had a question, but after looking at many of your other reader questions, I see that I actually have it pretty good. Your website has made me feel better, although I feel bad for the others. All the ... Read More »

                      How Do I File Bankruptcy On My Private Student Loans? – Janita

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                      I have about 67,000 of private student loans to sallie mae. My mom is a cosigner on several loans and Im trying hard to keep them from garnshing her wages. I am currently unemployed. I can make some type of payment but cannot afford what sallie mae is asking for. I was wondering can I filed bankruptcy on my private ... Read More »

                        I Can’t File Bankruptcy and My Student Loans Are Killing Me. – Roxanne

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                        “Dear Steve, I have over 200,000 in federal guaranteed student loans. I live in Bensalem, PA. I make about 1500.00 take home every two weeks. I own a house and owe about 70,000 on it. The house is located in a working class neighborhood. it is cheaper to own then rent so I have not sold the house. I could ... Read More »

                          I’m a Marine Corps Officer Waiting for Basic School With Student Loan Debt. – John

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                          “Dear Steve, Marine 2nd Lt. awaiting orders for The Basic School, wont be able to pay loans after grace initial grace period passes I was commissioned a 2nd Lt. in the Marine Corps shortly after graduating college with an engineering degree. I volunteered to serve and owe the government nothing for joining (didn’t do ROTC or anything like that). As ... Read More »

                            I Went to School to Become a Psychologist But My Student Loans Are Too Much to Deal With. – Steve

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                            “Dear Steve, My wife and I have managed to amass over 300k in mostly student loan debt. She has a good job as a school psychologist, and I am currently taking care of our 2 young children (6 and 1). I went to school to become a psychologist , but was ultimately forced to stay at home with our children ... Read More »

                              Should I Just Wait for My Social Security Income to be Garnished for the Student Loans? – Mari

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                              “Dear Steve, I am 69 years old and live on Social Security. I returned to school 2 years ago and recently graduated with an Associates of Science degree. I have difficulty in finding a job in my field which is Early Childhood Education. Additionally, I have arthritis on my left hip and my left knee and leg pain terribly to ... Read More »

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