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How Can I Best Settle My Kids Student Loans?

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“Dear Steve, Have 2 kids who are heavily in debt [one just lost their job] each has a separate student loan [57k and 83K] which they are on time paying, but won’t be for long. As their Dad I want to remove [payoff with discount where possible] both loans. What is the best way to do this with 2 separate ... Read More »

    I Feel Like I Made a Mistake Going With Student Loan Processing.us – Terry

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    “Dear Steve, I have used student loan processing.us to help consolidate my student loans. Unfortunately, I didn’t do good enough research before, now I am stuck. Their payments and interest rates are higher than quoted and they did not tell me this before sending my loan info on to my new lender. Now they refuse to allow me to cancel ... Read More »

      Are All Student Loan Assistance Companies a Scam?

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      “Dear Steve, I am a bankruptcy attorney and looking to provide services to those with student loan problems, as well. You appear to believe most or all companies that help you with student loan issues are scams. Do you think there is any student loan service that can be provided to the public that is not a scam? I genuinely ... Read More »

        I Co-Signed for a Private Student Loan and It’s Killing Me

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        “Dear Steve, I co-signed a private student loan that is now in collections and ruining my DTI. I found your petition for the Fairness for Struggling Students Act on change.org. Have you had any contact with Senator Coons or anyone else on the senate judiciary committee regarding this? I am a DE resident and trying very hard to push on ... Read More »

          A Brain Tumor and Private Student Loans Led to a Life Lesson. – Sally

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          “Dear Steve, Daughter was dx with brain cancer while attending college away from home. She went through brain surgery, radiation and chemo. She was able to obtain her degree (took 7 years). She has private student loan debt for approx $50,000. We co-signed her loans. We also have Parent Plus loans for her and her sister totaling another $50,000. During ... Read More »

            Should I Use My Retirement Money to Pay Off My Student Loans? – Cynthia

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            “Dear Steve, I would like to know if I would be better off paying off student loans with a retirement plan disbursement from former employer I have about $26,000 in SallieMae student loans. I will be receiving a disbursement from a former employer for Profit Sharing and Money Purchase plans. I want to know if I would be better off ... Read More »

              Is American Student Assistance Really Who They Claim to Be?

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              “Dear Steve, Thank you for the information you give. I wish I had found your site in 2004, before they made it impossible to discharge student loans through bankruptcy. One set of my student loans has been in unemployment deferment. It is set to come off of that on 5/16. I finally was able to get a part time job, ... Read More »

                Is Federal Student Aid Relief for Real and Can Reduce My Student Loan Payments? – Kari

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                “Dear Steve, I have been speaking with the Federal Student Aid Relief I havent signed or paid anything yet. I was hoping this was for real because I really need help. So this is a scam? What should I do? What company can help me with my loans because I am drowning.. Kari” Dear Kari, These student loan companies are ... Read More »

                  I Thought Student Debt Relief Studentdebtrelief.us Looked Legitimate?

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                  “Dear Steve, I was looking for refinancing and when I typed in student debt, this popped up. It looked like a legitimate company and I gave them all of my information including my fafsa pin. The name of the company is Studentdebtrelief.us. I gave them $260.00 and authorized them to take it out three times and then they said that ... Read More »

                    Is Green Student and StudentLoanService.us for Real?

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                    “Dear Steve, Can someone check this website out for me before I make a mistake and sink my money into it to get out of debt with my Federal student loan? I called them up and they gave me a spelle saying that if I gave them 1% of my Student loan debt of 60,399.00 that they could erase my ... Read More »

                      Is Student Loan Consolidation Center Really Related to Military Debt Management Agency

                      detective

                      “Dear Steve, I read an article about Military Debt Management Agency and how they are a non profit company ripping off military members for assistance with their student loans. I found came across an address for a student loan company that is the same as military debt management agency called Student Loan Consolidation Center, you might want to look into ... Read More »

                        Is the Sallie Mae Class Action Lawsuit a Scam or Will I Get Money? – Vicki

                        single mom

                        “Dear Steve, I have student loans with Sallie Mae and was notified of a Class Action suit against them because of excessice cell phone calls to customers. I have my student loans with Sallie Mae (which are current and in good status) but was notified last year of a Class Action suit against them (Arthur et Al.v Sallie Mae). I ... Read More »

                          My Son Put My Name on His Law School Student Loans Without Telling Me. – Mark

                          ID Theft or Stolen Identity

                          “Dear Steve, My son co-signed my name on his student loans for law school. I did not know that he signed my name on the student loans. In March of 2013, I started receiving calls from a collection agency asking if I could make a payment on these loans. I was never notified before this that I was co-signed on ... Read More »

                            I Need Immediate Help With My Wells Fargo Private Student Loan. – Jenny

                            worried

                            “Dear Steve, I need help IMMEDIATELY PLEASE! My mother had no knowledge of how to apply for a Wells Fargo loan and when they asked who the loan was for, she put my name, which somehow made me a cosigner. After I graduated they paid on this loan until they had to file for bankruptcy…for reasons not their doing… and ... Read More »

                              If I Kill Myself Will Sallie Mae Take My Life Insurance Money to Pay the Student Loans? – Sam

                              Desperate

                              “Dear Steve, Took out student loans at 8.5 % interest rate in middle 90’s to enable me to get Bachelors degree to be a teacher, have been making payments off and on since depending upon if I could afford them or not. Have used up all forbearances, etc…options, and am currently in about month 6 of a year long income ... Read More »

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