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ClearPoint is Suggesting a Payment Plan That Does Not Tackle My Student Loan Debt. – Teri

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“Dear Steve, I am 26 and a single mom living with my parents. Im not receiving child support but might be soon. I graduated from college but not before a huge mix up had me owing my school 5000 dollars. This money was due a year ago and I’ve been trying to make small payments when I can but its ... Read More »

    Financial Asset Management Systems is Garnishing My Wages for a Student Loan. – Mima

    FAMS Studebt Loan Garnishment

    “Dear Steve, My issue with FAMS/SLM is that I cannot get them to send me any documentation of proof for the debt amount stated on the attached document. I do not deny the student loan I took for my son, but only the additional $8,000. What I find frustrating, is that when I took the loan I was employed at ... Read More »

      Can I Be Bailed Out of My Student Loan Like Greece? – Josh

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      “Dear Steve, I have a private student from a bank at a very high interest rate(8.25)%. I made few payments but lost my job, now I am doing a job at half my previous salary. I dont have enough income to support my kids and pay the loan as well. The bank says refinancing is not an option. Can i ... Read More »

        Can Student Loans Take Part of Our Inheritance? – Lisa

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        “Dear Steve, My husband is recieving a 22.000.00 inheritnance, he has student loans out there, Student loans take a percentage of his disability, my question is can the Student Loans take his inheritnance money? We want to pay our credit cards off, pay my mother back for money borrowed and put back money in my savings account that he has ... Read More »

          My Husband Was Ill So He Went to College. – Rhonda

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          “Dear Steve, My husband be ill and couldn’t go back to job. So he went to college. and now we are drowning in debt. Im at the end of rope just trying to find out how I can pay all this off. wanting the best way to pay debt off Rhonda” Dear Rhonda, I’m not sure where to best start ... Read More »

            NELNET is Going to Garnish My Wages and Leave Me Broke. – Sabrina

            “Dear Steve, I was enrolled in college in 2004, I withdrew and did not recieve any credits. I recieved a loan for about 4000.00, which is now 10,500 because of the fee’s. I have re-enrolled in a new college this year (2011) and I am paying out of pocket via Nelnet, monthly. I just found out my wages are going ... Read More »

              I Went to a Private University on Sallie Mae Loans. I Can’t Afford the Payment. – Aline

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              “Dear Steve, I went to a Private University and took out a loan from Sallie Mae. They are asking me to pay back almost $1,000 a month … money i physically do not have and cannot afford to give. I told them i was willing to pay $300 a month, while it would still put me in a difficult financial ... Read More »

                What Government Grants or Student Loan Forgiveness is Available for My Sallie Mae Student Loans? – Trina

                “Dear Steve, I am 41 years old. I started repayment on consolidated student loans through Sallie Mae 15 years ago. They have been sold to a different company at least once, I have deferred them several times but have never paid more than minimum amounts. I have mostly worked part time over the last 13 years due to having kids. ... Read More »

                  I Was Denied by the Military Because of My Private Student Loans

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                  “Dear Steve, Right now it just seems like nothing is working out. My plan a years back was to get an education and get a job. Sounded easy, so yeah not so much as I’m sure many know. Any way at this point all I’m trying to do is get out of debt, pursue what I want as a career ... Read More »

                    Will You Pay My Student Loan for Me? – Renee

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                    “Dear Steve, I went to college and expensive one, and owe Sallie mae close or more than $100,000 in school loan debt. They are not working with me and want me to pay them close to $1,000 a month. That is more than my house note, and we cannot afford. I am scared to go get a job teaching ( ... Read More »

                      How Can My Son Get Lower Rates on His Student Loans? – Niki

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                      “Dear Steve, My son recently completed a masters program where he incurred $24K in student loans. loan repayment began in July, with a monthly payments of about $400, and an interest rate of 6.8% for 10 years. he has tried to locate a loan with a lower interest rate but has been unsuccessful. Do you have any information or advice ... Read More »

                        Graduated with Private Student Loans. Now Married and Pregnant. – Addrienne

                        “Dear Damon, I graduated college in 09 with private as well as federal loans. The same month I grduated college I was also married and then shortly after, I found out I was pregnant. I was unable to find a job, and because of that we were unable to pay on my loans. I recently found a job but only ... Read More »

                          I’m a Stay At Home Mom With Student Loans. – Chelsea

                          “Dear Lewis, I am a stay at home mom, with a student loans. My husband and I share nothing regarding credit. However, I am an autherized users of his credit card. I have 16k dollars worth of student loans I have to pay back, but we are barley making ends meet as it is. Can I file for bankruptcy without ... Read More »

                            How Can I Settle My Sallie Mae Student Loan Debt? – Roxanne

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                            “Dear Steve, Have consolidated Federal Student Loans in 1999. Was locked in at 7.5% interest rate. One of these loans is a Federal Subsidized and other is Federal Unsubsidized. I have been current on my loans and my balance is over 80,000. I would like to know how I can get them to take a discounted payment in order to ... Read More »

                              Oglethorpe University Has Me Deep in Debt. – Brittany

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                              “Dear Steve, I am (or rather, was) a college student and Oglethorpe University. The university typically sends you a “Financial Aid Package” in the summer before the semester begins to inform you of how much aid you’ve qualified for and then you sign off on it. In the summer of 2010 I did not receive my package on time, nor ... Read More »

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