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I’m Thinking of Leaving the U.S. Because of My Sallie Mae Student Loans. – Sean

Student Loan Corkboard Concept

“Dear Steve, I have around 125k in private student loans. I was wondering if I flee the United States if the debt would follow me. I am looking at Canada, Abu Dhabi, Ireland, South Korea and New Zeland. Please help. I’ve tried everything with Sallie Mae and I’ve even tried the goverment with no help. Sean” Dear Sean, I’ve heard ... Read More »

    I Graduated from Trade School and Can’t Afford My Loans and Child Support. – Victor

    mechanic

    “Dear Steve, Struggled throught the last few years after attending a trade school which flooded the job market with similarly trained people so finding a job and maintaining my household became nearly impossible so I could not repay my student loans and defaulted on a few utility bills. All of which are now in collections. In total I owe $38,000 ... Read More »

      I Work in Hollywood Films and Can’t Pay My Student Loans. – Harvey

      angry man

      “Dear Steve, I’ve been paying my Sallie Mae Loan, after borrowing the money to go to film school. The education was great, but the film industry supports freelancers exclusively almost, at least when it comes to Editors or Visual Effects people. If you noticed, even the special effects scandal at the Oscars with the “Rhythm & Hues” company going out ... Read More »

        I Should be Able to Get My Student Loans Forgiven But Can’t. – Dan

        Federal Student Aid Ombudsman

        “Dear Steve, Science teacher in a low income school. Have been teaching for 15 years. I took out two federal loans for undergrad 1991-1995and another for masters in 2002 – 2004. I have applied for teacher loan forgiveness and have been turned down because I never paid off my undergrad loan in full. It is not in default. Otherwise I ... Read More »

          I’m Drowning in Student Loans Over My Head. – Thomas

          Drowning swimmer

          “Dear Steve, I have a huge student loan debt that I can’t seem to make head way on. I have a $100,000 is federal loans that have been consolidated with Direct loans and are now with Sallie Mae and $15,000 in private loans. My private loans i can handle making $124 a month payments. My federal is what is killing ... Read More »

            What is the Best Way to Settle My Student Loans With National Enterprise Collections? – Tina

            Drive Carefully

            “Dear Steve, I have many loans from school but one that was originally 9,000 that has had an unafforable payment for me of 208 dollars for over a year i have sent them a paymeny of 50 dollars in good faith. Of course that didnt help and i went into default and have recently been sent to national enterprise collections. ... Read More »

              How Do I Get My Master Promissory Note From American Education Services? – Rosey

              Student Loan Corkboard Concept

              “Dear Steve, Cannot obtain my Master Promissory Note from my consolidated private student loans. The private student loan consolidation was done through Xpress Student Loans. Xpress Student Loans has become American Education Services. They say they do not have the promissory note for the private student loans that I consolidated with Xpress Student Loans. They told me to contact the ... Read More »

                I Used a Online High School Diploma to Enroll in Hair School. – Jessica

                money

                “Dear Steve, In 2009 I took out a student loan for hair school. The requirements were to have a high school diploma. I used a highschool diploma I got online to enroll. Everything seemed ok fine and went peachy I was approved for pell grant, subsidize , and unsubsidize loan. The lady that enrolled me and did my fafsa there ... Read More »

                  Private Student Loan Lender Wants to Garnish My Wages. – Adriana

                  young woman protects little girl from wind in garden

                  “Dear Steve, Defaulted loans on private college I have been getting emails and calls saying that my loans have defaulted and my wages and taxes are at risk to be garnished, I had to withdraw from school due to financial problems as they required an unpaid externship to graduate and I simply could not afford to work 1 month for ... Read More »

                    Single Mom of Three. No Child Support But Student Loans. – Lisa

                    Student Loan Corkboard Concept

                    “Dear Steve, I am a single mom of 3 with some college, am getting no child support, and several years ago made it three quarters through lpn school only to get booted out because I wasn’t fast enough in clinicals. I have a mountain of student loans. To top it off I work at Arby’s as a prep person. Is ... Read More »

                      My Sallie Mae Student Loans Make Me Suicidal and Anxious. – Angela

                      stressed-woman

                      “Dear Steve, I have a massive amount of school loan debt from a school that was very overpriced and I didn’t finish to get my degree. The company I am involved with is Sallie Mae and they have been very unforgiving with payments so it doesn’t really matter how much I send. The debt keeps rising. I’m really at a ... Read More »

                        My Life is on Hold Because of My Student Loan Debt. – Sandy

                        help woman

                        “Dear Steve, Deep in student loan debt ~ Approaching $300,000 ( I cannot go and look at the exact total as it will freak me out) The federal ones are manageable $136/month AES $95 a month (been paying over 3 years and it has barely made a dent in the loan payoff total) Sallie Mae – $1170 a month, and ... Read More »

                          I Tried Making Student Loan Payments But They Are Rude. – Annette

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                          “Dear Steve, I owe student loans and I have even tried calling the compainies to make future payment arrangements, but for some reason the people are so rude and in considerate. Once I stated making payments of a large sum and was promised after 6 months of payments I could be placed into a loan Deferment program but after I ... Read More »

                            Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief Took My Money and Did Not Refinance My Student Loans

                            money-torn

                            “Dear Steve, it has been over 5 months I have paid NWCDR $1500 to refinance my student loan. Nothing happened so far, and all emails I am sending them is coming back to me. Unfortunately this is SCAM….. Mr Blackmon called me in January since then no phone calls and his email address is not working. I have paid him ... Read More »

                              How Do I Make Nelnet Remove My Father as a Cosigner. – Steve

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                              “Dear Steve, I have a private loan through Nelnet with about $24k (from $35k) left. My father is in the process of buying a business and needs me to take him off as a cosigner but when I called Nelnet they would not do this because I was 15 days late on a payment back in 2008. Are there other ... Read More »

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