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America's Largest Student Loan Firm Abused Borrowers And Broke The Law, Officials Say

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business

Navient Corp., the nation’s largest student loan company, violated state laws that ban unfair or abusive practices by paying call center workers bas...

Obama Administration Misled Public On Student Loan Fraud

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education conducted a bogus investigation into allegations that student loan giant Navient Corp. violated its lucrative governm...

Hillary Clinton 'Totally Appalled' By Student Loan Giant Navient

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.07.2016 | Politics

Navient Corp., a major U.S. Department of Education student loan contractor, is “misleading” borrowers and “doing some really terrible things,...

Wall Street Is Pummeling The Nation's Largest Student Loan Company

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business

Student loan giant Navient Corp. plunged on Wall Street Thursday to an all-time low that for the first time was less than the company's book value. Na...

How Elizabeth Warren Beat A Student Loan Giant

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.31.2015 | 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...

When You Weren't Paying Attention Congress Shook Up The Student Loan Market

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business

Some 42 million Americans could become less likely to fall behind on their student loans -- and get better customer service -- thanks to a new measure...

The Economy Is Improving, So Washington Has Decided It's Time To Screw You

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics

Congress appears to think the U.S. economy has improved so much that it’s time to turn the screws on American households. Convinced that consumers a...

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 Profiting Off Troops Duped Into Making Unnecessary Loan Payments

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education is profiting off the backs of service members. Hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members have been forced to make...

Education Department Lets Student Loan Contractor Off The Hook

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education is in no rush to collect on an unpaid debt owed by student loan contractor Navient Corp. If only distressed borrowers...

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...

Why Leon Cooperman Is Betting On Troubled Student Loan Giant Navient Corp.

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics

To some federal and state regulators, student loan giant Navient Corp. is a company that too often mistreats borrowers and deprives them of their righ...

Wall Street Punishes Troubled Student Loan Giant Navient Corp.

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

Investors fled Navient Corp. on Wednesday, sending shares in the nation's largest student loan company to an all-time low as federal consumer regulato...

CFPB Considers Suing Student Loan Giant Navient For Cheating Borrowers

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics

Federal regulators are considering suing Navient Corp., the nation's largest student loan company, for allegedly cheating borrowers, the company said ...

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Troops Can't Trust Student Loan Servicers, Top Regulator Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

U.S. troops can’t rely on student loan companies, including those working for the Department of Education, to give them accurate information about l...

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Education Department Vastly Undercounted Troops Overcharged By Student Loan Giant

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics

New data from the U.S. Department of Justice strongly suggest that the Education Department missed thousands of violations of federal law when it publ...

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Education Department Clears Navient Of Wrongdoing In Troops-Cheating Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education has formally cleared Navient Corp., the student loan giant formerly part of Sallie Mae, of wrongdoing after an invest...

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Senate Democrats Slam Arne Duncan Over 'Business As Usual' Treatment Of Controversial Contractor

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

Last May, after the Justice Department accused one of his contractors of intentionally cheating active-duty troops on their federal student loans, Edu...

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Student Loan Giant Likely To Be Cleared In Education Department Probe Of Troop-Cheating

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

One year after the U.S. Department of Justice accused student loan giant Navient Corp. of intentionally cheating active-duty troops on private and fed...

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Obama Administration Improperly Denies Student Loan Debt Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

Federal law allows students who were defrauded by their colleges into taking out federal student loans to have their debts forgiven. The Obama adminis...

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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...

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Education Department Nears Deal With Student Loan Giant Over Cheating Troops

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education is nearing a deal with Navient Corp., the student loan giant formerly known as Sallie Mae, over allegations the compa...

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Debt Collectors Lose Lawsuits Against Education Department

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Education brought by four of its contracted student loan debt collectors ...

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Obama Administration Exaggerates Enrollment In Key Student Loan Plan As Borrowers Suffer

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

The Education Department is publicly inflating the number of distressed borrowers taking advantage of its most generous student loan repayment program...

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New Federal Data Show Student Loan Borrowers Suffering More Than Previously Believed

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

About one-third of borrowers with federal student loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education are late on their payments, according to new federal...