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Navient Stock Worth More Even After Private Student Loan Settlement

Forty state attorneys general sued Navient Corporation for deceptive lending practices in its student loan business. Navient settled the lawsuits last week for $1.85 billion. The loan giant admitted no wrongdoing, saying the claims against it were “unfounded.” The participating states will split $145 million, and Navient will forgive 66,000 private student loans. In addition, … Read more

Navient Sends People to Aidvantage Who Then Punts on Settlement Information

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People are so confused by the announcement of the giant Navient student loan $1.7 billion settlement. See my post on the announcement, here. Here is the reality, even the Aidvantage website is punting on what this actually means. The website says people need to go to NavientAGSettlement.com for information. I know you are looking for … Read more

After a Long Pause, 30 Million Student Borrowers Will Begin Defaulting

Last year, in response to the COVID pandemic, the Department of Education pressed the pause button on the federal student-loan program. In March 2020, DOE allowed 30 million student borrowers to stop making payments on their student loans with no penalty and no accumulation of interest. DOE also stopped collection actions during this moratorium and … Read more