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Sallie Mae – Consumer Complaint – February 20, 2013

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Consumer Statement: Long story short, I was called a few years back by Sallie Mae to make higher payments on a student loan I co-signed for, since $150.00/mo was taking too long for them. I told them that I couldn’t afford it. I asked if they were refusing my payment and was told that they were until they were increased ... Read More »

    Sallie Mae Can’t Clarify Who is Really Responsible for My Student Loan. – Michele

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    “Dear Steve, I was married and stupid enough to consolidate my 4% student loan with my now ex’s 11% student loans. Because I had over a 700 credit I became the primary. We are now divorced and the decree indicates for my ex to pay towards the monthly payment. That never happen! I paid the entire amount for 6 months ... Read More »

      Should We Deal With Our Old Debt or Use Our Cash to Build a House? – Shane

      New Construction

      “Dear Steve, newly wed 30yo male. i have around 95k in debt…. Around 70k is student loans from sallie Mae. 30k of which is co signed for my wife and her brother. all of which have defaulted…..The rest is made up of a reposessed vehicle 4 yrs ago..15k.. And various credit cards maxed out. 10-12k.my wife and I have been ... Read More »

        I Attended Crown College With Sallie Mae Loans But They Closed Without Giving Me My Degree.

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        “Dear Steve, I attended Crown College out of Lakewood WA. It was an internet college and the course was Law Enforcement…; I told them I wanted to get a Masters in the subject eventually so that perhaps I could teach eventually. They said they only offered and Associates in this field and the credits were transferable and I could pick ... Read More »

          Can Sallie Mae Garnish Wages and Tax Our Tax Refund Without Going to Court? – Kristen

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          “Dear Steve, My husband and I live in West Virginia, and my husband went back to school to get his Master’s Degree in Media Studies (because he really wants a career in Film). He got his student loan through Sallie Mae. Anyway, he works for the state and isn’t paid what he’s worth. I’m currently unemployed, because we only have ... Read More »

            How Can I Consolidate My Sallie Mae Private Student Loan Debt? – Laura

            Student Loan Corkboard Concept

            “Dear Steve, I recently graduated from Mass College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy and a butt load of student debt. I owe Sallie Mae around 157,000 and the federal government 87,000. My monthly payments are 3.000 a month which is more then half of what I make. I can’t find a company that is willing to consolidate my ... Read More »

              Sallie Mae Made Me an Offer to Settle My Student Loan Debt for Half. – Maria

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              “Dear Steve, I have student loans dating back to 2000. I recently got an offer from sallie mae to reduce my principal(104,000) by half(55,000) and then make equal payments for 94 months. Would this affect my credit score. Will it be better for me to keep paying for 17 years my debt? Maria” Dear Maria, That’s a pretty nice offer. ... Read More »

                How to Really Discharge Your Student Loans in Bankruptcy. Many Can. But Never Try.

                Student Loan Corkboard Concept

                For years we’ve all heard the same message that it’s near darn impossible to discharge student loans in bankruptcy. We’ve heard that the undue hardship standards make it so onerous that expecting a student loan discharge is all but an act of God. But what if that belief was actually more myth than fact? Recently Jason Iuliano, (J.D. Harvard Law ... Read More »

                  Can You Show Me How to Settle My Sallie Mae Student Loan Debt I Cosigned For? – Alexandra

                  Student Loan Corkboard Concept

                  “Dear Steve, I am a 76 year old retired professor. I was not educated in this country and my daughter took out all her own loans for her education in the nineties. So in the last five years with out realizing what I was getting into I co-signed for an educational loans for one of my mentees to get an ... Read More »

                    I Need a Debt Settlement Letter I Can Use for My Sallie Mae Student Loans. – Mary

                    Student Loan Corkboard Concept

                    “Dear Steve, settlement offer from collection agency Allied One I want some advice on getting settlement successfully with agency, the loans were originally from Sallie Mae. Hi, I have massive student loan debt through Sallie Mae. With interest and collections fees it has soared from 40k to 80k. I have not paid on the loans and they went into default, ... Read More »

                      I Co-Signed for a Sallie Mae Student Loan for an Ex-Boyfriend. – Lisa

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                      “Dear Steve, When I was 18 I co-signed a Sallie Mae loan for my boyfriend. I am now 29 and we broke up about 2 years ago. He has fallen on hard times and stopped paying his loans and they are coming after me for the money. It is damaging my credit and I may need to move back in ... Read More »

                        Student Loan Servicers Suck

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                        by Marian Wang ProPublica, The parallels between the mortgage market and the student loan industry have been frequently noted. Both involve big borrowing and have a history of lax underwriting by lenders. But the two are also strikingly similar in another way: When it comes to both mortgages and student debt, the servicers, or companies that handle loan payments, sometimes ... Read More »

                          Sallie Mae and American Education Services Generate Most Student Loan Complaints

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                          A report out today from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau outline the major problems facing American’s today when it comes to dealing with private student loans. Not surprisingly, Sallie Mae tops the list of most complained about student loan company, with 46 percent of all private student loan complaints. American Education Services (PHEAA) was a distant second. And while those ... Read More »

                            Can I Just Pay Sallie Mae What I Can Afford To? – Kate

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                            “Dear Steve, I will not lament about Sallie Mae; I think we all know how crooked they are. My question is: I owe around 58k and have recently applied for Income Repayment Sensitivity. They have responded with letting me know my payments will be just under 15% of my disposable income. This is too high of a payment. My main ... Read More »

                              Is It True That Sallie Mae Loans Have to be Forgiven After 10 Years? – Lynn

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                              “Dear Steve, I’m trying to help out my son and his wife. They initially borrowed 64k from Sallie Mae for Student Loans. I believe it was a priviate loan. Through eight years and a couple of consolidations; they are still in trouble paying back the loan. They have tried to keep up on payments but haven’t always. They are seriously ... Read More »

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