How Do I Get My Wells Fargo Private Student Loans Out of Default?

Question: Dear Steve, I took out 2 private loans and multiple federal loans to finance grad school. Since graduating 4 years ago, I’ve had steady, well-paying employment. I went through an emotionally challenging period at the beginning of this time and defaulted on a Wells Fargo student loan. It wasn’t even due to inability to …

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I’m Being Sued on Private Student Loans But We Are Poor With Special Needs Daughters

Couple math adding serious

Question: Dear Steve, Being sued for private student loans. Paid on them for 11 years balance never went down. Say I owe 4 loans totaling $8937.49. Family of four only makes $31,325 a year and has 2 special needs daughters. My husband is our primary income. I work as an independent contractor for DoorDash and …

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I Married Into $100K of Private Student Loan Debt and Need Help

Sometimes you are the windshield and sometimes you are the bug.

Question: Dear Steve, I’ve read several articles about stopping payments on private student loans. I joined the Army and paid off the majority of my own student debt, but then got married and inherited my wife’s nearly $100,000 in student debt. Most of it comes from private loans. I barely make ends meet each month, …

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My Student Loan Cosigner Died and I’m Thinking of a Strategic Default

Question: Dear Steve, Currently, I have massive student loan debt, graduated in 2014 and still have $120k in total student loan debt with $55k in private student loans. For my private loans my co-signer passed away two years ago and I am currently looking at strategically defaulting. I have a few questions on private student …

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