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Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1559616

Consumer Said: “Hello, I received a Smart Option Student Loan from Sallie Mae in XXXX of 2014 in the amount of {$5000.00} to supplement my living expenses while finishing XXXX XXXX. I am still in school until XXXX of this year. I filed for chapter XXXX bankruptcy last fall and was discharged in XXXX 2014. Sallie Mae started contacting me ... Read More »

    Reporter Discovers Student Loan Shit Your Pants Syndrome #SYP

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    Question: Dear Steve, I borrowed a grand total of $88,000 in private loans (Sallie Mae) for college. Struggles with health (migraines, vertigo, etc.) forced me to take nearly six years to finish my degree. Since that time, the total has ballooned out to $119,316.52 as I’ve only been able to pay the interest and have had to use forbearance requests ... Read More »

      Can I Consolidate My Federal and Navient Student Loans?

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      Question: Dear Steve, I have two student loans one is from salliemae/navient and the other is a federal loan. Is it possible to consolidate both loans? Frank Answer: Dear Frank, If the Sallie Mae – Navient loan was a private student loan then your only option would be to go for a private student loan consolidation and incorporate the federal ... Read More »

        My Navient Student Loans Are Almost Paid But How Can I Settle Them?

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        Question: Dear Steve, I have $13,364.87 debt in federal school loans through Navient, previously Sallie Mae. I have almost paid off the accrued interest. Only $26.53 of that total is interest. I have been paying since 2000. I have two loans. One was originally $23,972.99 and is now $10,905.11. The other was originally $5,500.00 and is now $2,486.29. Do you ... Read More »

          Brunner Test Needs to Die Say These Heroes in Student Loan Bankruptcy Discharge

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          On July 29, 2015 the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) jointly filed a court document arguing a position in support of discharging student loans through the bankruptcy laws. Much thanks to the readers and tipster who slipped me the document. The matter of dealing with overwhelming student loan debt through bankruptcy has been ... Read More »

            Another Consumer Nukes Their Student Loans Through Bankruptcy

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            A reader contacted me to share his story of dealing with his unmanageable student loans through bankruptcy. Just recently I’ve written two articles that showed how people have fought the battle against their student loan companies and the bankruptcy court agreed to eliminate their debt. Read this and this. The cases of consumers making there case with the bankruptcy court ... Read More »

              Bankruptcy Court Wants to Discharge Spousal Consolidation Student Loans. Educational Credit Management Corporation Says, “Not So Fast.”

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              I have to admit I am totally perplexed by the media and popular myths that believe student loans can’t be discharged in bankruptcy. Even a lot of bankruptcy attorneys believe this wildfire myth. Thanks to some amazing readers and tipsters I’ve just received a collection of cases where the consumer managed to have their student loans eliminated in bankruptcy, right ... Read More »

                Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1291228

                Consumer Said: “I have a private loan with Sallie Mae. I called them to try to get them to lower my payment or interest rate due to my income. I have XXXX children and only made a small on my taxes last year I need help with my payment or it will ruin my credit. They REFUSED to help me ... Read More »

                  Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1296383

                  Consumer Said: “To whom it may concern, I called Sallie Mae to proactively figure out a rate reduction plan that would help me pay less per month with a lower interest rate due to increasing living expenses. I have good credit and I have been making my payments — I ‘m actually ahead right now because I started paying large ... Read More »

                    Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1300677

                    Consumer Said: “Request for Credit Reversal and DisputeMy name is__ and I am a United States XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX Veteran who is appalled at the treatment that I have been receiving from Sallie Mae , Inc . I ‘ve served my country honorably as an officer for 21 years and never thought that my financial future would be scarred ... Read More »

                      Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1301259

                      Consumer Said: “the Sallie Mae web site is difficult to make online payments. The loan account numbers do not all show up in loan summary. I have to click on other loans to have them appear. Then the previous loans disappear. This site is difficult for me, and I have had too may years of experience with student loans. My ... Read More »

                        Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1307552

                        Consumer Said: “I cosigned XXXX student loans at SallieMae for my son. For the last XXXX years I have made the {$25.00} required minimum payment. Over time as the number of loans grew, so did the payment. I currently send XXXX check for all XXXX loans in the amount of {$100.00}. Suddenly last month they credited the full payment to ... Read More »

                          Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1308966

                          Consumer Said: “I had XXXX private student loans with Sallie Mae while I was in school. I refinanced these loans in XX/XX/XXXX with XXXX, XXXX XXXX sent Sallie Mae payments on XX/XX/XXXX and sent me a receipt for payment. Sallie Mae had n’t processed the payment on XX/XX/XXXX and wanted me to pay them for a loan that was already ... Read More »

                            Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1312592

                            Consumer Said: “I have a Sallie Mae student loan, I had made my monthly payment on XXXX/XXXX/15 in full, {$130.00} and I requested a Forbearance at that time. I was told by XXXX in customer service that my Forbearance was indeed processed and I had nothing to worry about, as it was for ( 3 ) months. A few days ... Read More »

                              Sallie Mae – CFPB Complaint – 1314656

                              Consumer Said: “I attended a years worth of training at the XXXX school XXXX XXXX XXXX, out in XXXX XXXX, California, as well as an additional 4 months of training specifically for XXXX, under the same institution. For a small portion of my tuition, I was able to receive federal loans, but the majority I had to apply for private ... Read More »

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