Salle Mae Wants Me to Pay on a Loan I Don’t Owe for My National Guard Son

Question: Dear Steve, I go a call that my son owed a large amount to a college he was attending. They admitted they had failed to invoice him hence the pileup. Suddenly SallieMae was calling me wanting to know if I would cosign. Not knowing what else to do I said ok. They took my … Read more

I Was a National Guard Nurse With Loads of Student Loans

“Dear Steve, I am a nurse who graduated in 1997. I went into default and had my wages garnished for nearly two years. I was in the Florida Army National Guard and one of the benefits was student loan repayment of $20,000. I took out a grand total of $30,000 thinking I would only have … Read more

I Was Stationed Overseas With the National Guard and Returned Home Deep in Debt. – Michael

“Dear Steve, 40 years old, married, 3 children ages 14,11, 8. Have several credit cards with large balances. Most of the debt is several years old. I’m a veteran and have multiple deployments. Three of the credit cards were maxed out by my wife while I was deployed. We’re both full time teachers and contribute … 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 … Read more