All posts tagged "Navient"
I Left the U.S. But Navient is Still Chasing Me for My Student Loan
Question: Dear Steve, I attended University in USA -paid out of state tuition for 1 year and then in-state for the next 3.5 years. Spent one semester in Australia in a study abroad program at Bond University....
- Posted June 22, 2017
CFPB Calls BS on Navient’s Claims It Doesn’t Have to Provide Best Advice
If you know anyone who has a student loan serviced by Navient, you should warn them about this article. Navient was sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for failing student loan debtors in a number...
- Posted May 4, 2017
Attorneys General Perplexed With Department of Education Roll Back of Student Protections
Twenty-two state Attorneys General sent a letter on April 24, 2017 to Department of Education Secretary of Education and questioned her efforts to roll back protections of student loan debtors. The letter stated: “We, the undersigned Attorneys...
- Posted April 27, 2017
Would I Be Better Off Just Not Paying Navient?
Question: Dear Steve, I borrowed $70,000 in private loans during my time at school (2002-2007). Since that time, I have had economic hardships, and I’ve also dealt with poor health, saddled with migraines, vertigo and a variety...
- Posted April 18, 2017
My Navient Student Loan Keeps Growing Even Though I Do What They Offer
Question: Dear Steve, I finished school in 2004. My 2 student loans totaled about $25,000 at the time. They were both with Sallie Mae. I did a lot of deferring and barely paid anything for a long...
- Posted April 17, 2017
Navient Knew Loans Were Garbage When They Saddled Students With Them
More information is leaking out about the actions of Sallie Mae and Navient when it came to those wretched private student loans. Both the State of Washington and Illinois sued Navient in addition to the suit filed...
- Posted April 10, 2017
Navient Says They Are Not Required to Provide Good Advice to Debtors
In response to a lawsuit filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) against Navient, see Navient Sued by CFPB for Failing All Student Loan Borrowers, the company has said they don’t have to provide good advice....
- Posted April 4, 2017
Recent Navient and National Collegiate Student Loan Bankruptcy Rulings – March 2017
Out of curiosity I decided to take a look at recent bankruptcy Adversary Proceedings that had closed against Navient and National Collegiate Student Loan Trust. I looked at a number of cases and it appears people who...
- Posted March 21, 2017
Single Mom Eliminates Private Student Loans in Bankruptcy But Federal Hold Back
Edwards v. Navient Solutions, Inc., decided last November, contains both good news and bad news for distressed student loan debtors. The good news is this: Paula Maxine Edwards, a single mother of two children, was able to...
- Posted March 6, 2017
Will I Be Okay Just Defaulting on My Federal Student Loans With Navient?
Question: Dear Steve, Consolidated student loans approx $80k. Been in forbearance/unemployment forbearance for ever. It just seemed so easy to claim unemployment and forebear. I cannot believe how easily it was to forebear, and now I’m kicking...
- Posted February 27, 2017
I’m a Single Woman With Navient Student Loans Doubling in Forbearance
Question: Dear Steve, I’m a 43 single woman who made some terrible mistakes with my student loans. I’ve kept them current but they have been in forbearance a lot and now the interest has more than doubled...
- Posted January 26, 2017
My School Took Out a Navient Student Loan in My Name I Didn’t Want
Question: Dear Steve, I had taken out a student loan to go hair styling school…I went from December 2013 to February 2014…I found that I did not like it and pursued something else. I paid $1,000 down...
- Posted January 24, 2017
Navient Sued by CFPB for Failing All Student Loan Borrowers
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is suing the nation’s largest servicer of both federal and private student loans for systematically and illegally failing borrowers at every stage of repayment. For years, Navient, formerly part of...
- Posted January 18, 2017
Should I Poke Navient to Deal With My Old Loans?
Question: Dear Steve, I have not paid my student loans since graduating in 1998 and 1999…after deferments then attempting to arrange monthly payments…I stopped paying after being told “If you can’t make the full payment, then it...
- Posted November 1, 2016
Did Someone at Navient Steal the Payoff Check? – MJ
Question: Dear Steve, I am a co-signer for a student loan. The person I signed for actually sent a lump-sum payment to Navient and Navient claims it was never received. Even though the amount was supposedly taken...
- Posted October 14, 2016