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Navient lawsuit: what student loan borrowers need to know

NerdWallet | Posted 02.09.2017 | College
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The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing Navient Corp., the nation's largest student loan servicer, accusing it of "systematically and i...

How Elizabeth Warren Beat A Student Loan Giant

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.22.2017 | Business

Two years ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren demanded to know why a government-sponsored bank meant to expand homeownership was instead lending money on the c...

The Obama Administration Wants To Bypass Student Loan Servicers

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

The Department of Education soon will allow Americans with federal student loans to bypass the department's contractors and make payments directly to ...

Education Department Pays Debt Collectors Millions After Finding Wrongdoing

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics

Large student loan debt collectors that the U.S. Department of Education in February vowed to fire after accusing them of misleading troubled borrower...

Shahien Nasiripour

Consumer Agency Begins Probe Of Student Loan Servicers, Signaling Stronger Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday launched a broad review of the often murky business of student loan servicing, questioning whethe...

Shahien Nasiripour

Student Loan Giant Bemoans Cost Of Mounting Government Probes

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

Investors in Navient Corp., the student loan behemoth formerly known as Sallie Mae, are finding out just how costly it can be when government regulato...

Shahien Nasiripour

Education Department Shows Little Concern About Lawbreaking Debt Collectors

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education acknowledges all of its contract debt collectors have violated federal consumer protection laws. But it doesn't m...

Shahien Nasiripour

CFPB Faults Education Department's Debt Collectors

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics

An undisclosed number of debt collectors working for the U.S. Department of Education misled borrowers in distress, obstructing some of them from maki...

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Treasury Official Calls Out Education Department Over Student Loans

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

A top Treasury Department official on Tuesday challenged the Department of Education and its contractors over how they handle borrowers struggling wit...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae's Woes Grow

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

The Illinois attorney general has launched a broad probe into Sallie Mae, leading a coalition of state prosecutors investigating whether the embattled...

Shahien Nasiripour

Student Loan Companies Face New Scrutiny For Bad Practices Against Borrowers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

Companies that collect student loan payments may have a financial incentive to stymie borrowers who wish to quickly repay their debts, a top federal r...

Shahien Nasiripour

CFPB To Supervise Largest Student Loan Servicers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

The federal government for the first time will keep tabs on companies that collect payments on federal student loans, the Consumer Financial Protectio...

Shahien Nasiripour

The Government Doesn't Understand Student Debt

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

The lack of reliable data on the $1.2 trillion student debt market may be hampering federal officials’ understanding of how student debt threatens e...

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Some People With Student Debt Are Actually Getting Some Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.29.2013 | College

Hundreds of college graduates facing hurdles repaying their private student loans are getting out of trouble with help from the Consumer Financial Pro...

Shahien Nasiripour

U.S. Probes Whether Student Loan Companies Cheat Soldiers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether student loan companies are cheating active-duty soldiers as the historically lightly regulated...

Shahien Nasiripour

Consumer Agency Calls For Student Debt Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

Households struggling under the weight of student debt burdens moved one step closer to a lifeline Wednesday, after the federal consumer regulator sug...