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Can I Move to Australia and Get Married if I Have a Delinquent Private Student Loan? – Mike

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“Dear Steve, private student loan debit took out – and never went to school for 2 reasons. One had major issues with the school it’s self. I got a private student loan (thanks to Grandpa co-sign) which was to cover school, room/board, and all other related cost. Bags packed ready to go on the road trip with the parents. Check ... Read More »

    I Went to Kartherine Gibbs School and They Suddenly Closed. How Can I Repay My Student Loan? – Christina

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    “Dear Steve, In 2006 I made a loan with Sallie Mae to go to Kartherine Gibbs School in Norristown, PA. Around April 2007 my father got very ill and I had to discontinue with my education to help my father. My father’s wish was to die in his native land, so we packed up and moved to Puerto Rico. Once ... Read More »

      DeVry Called Me and Told Me I Could Qualify for Student Loans. – Maria

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      “Dear Steve, less than a yr ago i ask for online school information…devry called and offer me financial aid together with my career… they told me since i wasn’t with my parents no more that i could qualify for students loan…i started taking classes one by one…than on my first classes my grades drop because wasn’t doing my homework i ... Read More »

        I Attended the International Academy of Design & Technology IADT in Chicago Won’t Release My Transcript. – Sam

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        “Dear Steve, I attended IADT in Chicago Fall 1999. I met with an academic adviser who I soon learned was a salesperson not an adviser, I expressed my concern over the high tuition costs and was told that I need to pay an enrollment fee and that the rest would be covered by financial aid and loans. I did what ... Read More »

          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


                  “Dear Steve, Here is a copy of my credit 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 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 »

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