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All Sallie Mae Cares About is Getting Money From Me. – Rosa

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“Dear Steve, I have private loans with Sallie Mae totaling $37.000 plus federal loans in the amount of $85.000 totaling $127,000. The federal loans are deffered and I am not paying anything, but Sallie Mae gave me two years after I graduated in 2010, paying $150 every 3 month to put the loans in forebereance. In November I will have ... Read More »

    Sallie Mae Said They Were Willing to Release Me as a Co-Borrower. – David

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    “Dear Steve, I’ve cosigned 3 Sallie Mae loans and had my signature forged on a fourth loan original principal was $32k. Now with interest, penalties, etc. the balance is about $50K. I’ve no idea where the primary borrower is and his mother (an ex-girlfriend) is somewhere in Florida, but not responded to any phone calls, texts, nor emails since May. ... Read More »

      I Graduated from Art School With 100K in Private Student Loans. – Mike

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      “Dear Steve, Graduate from 2 art schools. Certificate in Art Direction. Have worked in the industry and am currently a graphic designer. I am in $100,000 in student loan debt. Its a private loan so from my research and meeting with lawyers Im pretty much out of luck with any other repayment options other then what my lender wants to ... Read More »

        How Do I Make My Private Student Loan Lenders Consolidate My Debt? – Shannon

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        “Dear Steve, I have insurmountable student loan debt. I know I am not the only person in this situation, but need help especially with how to handle private loan lenders. I hold both federal and private student loans. The federals are easier to deal with, and it seems that there are companies that will help consolitate those types without a ... Read More »

          Sallie Mae Student Loan Discharged Under Bankruptcy But I’m Paying It. – Lori

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          “Dear Steve, Here is a copy of my credit report.it says discharged and then says under creditors comments debt being paid by insurance..that is false i have been paying on this..what do i do Lori” Dear Lori, Thank you for including a copy of the page from your credit report showing the account. It appears you filed a chapter 7 ... Read More »

            I Filed Bankruptcy on My Sallie Mae Loan And It Says Insurance Paid. – Lori

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            “Dear Steve, I receieved a student loan back in 1984 and in 2006 i filed bankruptcy. my papers say it was discharged but sally mae said i had to pay then they sent it on to nelnet..my credit report says it was insurance paid..what does that mean? what do i do ive been paying this thing forever. Lori” Dear Lori, ... Read More »

              What is the Best Way to Pay Off Sallie Mae Loans in Full? – Gayle

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              Daughter graduated college with $58,000 in student loans (some federal and private) with Salle Mae. Have reading about the many problems people are experiencing, Want to fully pay off these loans but concerned Salle Mae will mess up the payoff. What is the foolproof process for completing the loan payoff? This is your chance to be a hero and help ... Read More »

                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 »

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