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I Stopped Paying My Daughter's Cosigned Navient Student Loan

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Steve Rhode

Question: Dear Steve, Hi Steve, I co-signed my daughter's student loans which she and her husband stopped paying because Navient was asking for $1,1...

Why Is My Son's WyoTech Navient Student Loan Being Reported as a Federal Loan? - Ava

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.13.2016 | College
Steve Rhode

Question: Dear Steve, My son had a Sallie Mae student was sold to Navient which turned it into a private loan or so they tell me. We have ...

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. N...

I Thought My Art Institute Student Loans Were Eliminated in My Bankruptcy

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Steve Rhode

Question: Dear Steve, I went to the Art Institute of California for video production. I graduated in December of 2009. Due to life I had not been ab...

Is There Anyway to Get Out From Under My Navient Student Loans?

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Steve Rhode

Question: Dear Steve, I was young and dumb and didn't have any financial help with college. I took out student loans to support my education. After ...

My Navient Student Loans Are Out of Control

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

As it stands right now, private student loan lenders are not required to offer you any repayment plan beyond what you originally agreed to. Private student loans have no reasonable and affordable repayment options like federal student loans do.

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...

Reporter Discovers Student Loan Shit Your Pants Syndrome #SYP

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

My condolences for being a professional and award-winning reporter. The people who read or view the stuff folks like you produce, just don't understand how little most talented reporters, journalists, and writer actually make. It's pretty sad.

I Have a Mental Problem That Leaves Me Unable to Pay My Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

Dear Steve, I have a mild psychiatric disorder, and I have my total and permanent disability form accepted. However, I found out that for a three year monitoring period, if I make money over the poverty level, in three years I will have to go back to paying it back.

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 Probes Education Department Loan Contractors Over Potentially Faulty Practices

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

The federal consumer bureau on Monday launched an industry-wide investigation to determine why borrowers with federal student loans are bein...

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

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

Going delinquent is a strategy for some but not a blanket solution for all. Being in significant default on your student loans lower your credit, subject you to being sued, and put any cosigner that you might have in potential trouble.

Senate Democrats Pan Education Department Audit Of Loans to Troops

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

The Department of Education may have misled the public when it cleared its favored student loan contractors of wrongdoing in their treatment of a...

My Art Institute and Fullsail Student Loans Are Outrageous and Unaffordable

Steve Rhode | Posted 07.30.2015 | College
Steve Rhode

It is of little comfort for me to confirm you are a good example of a larger problem faced my scores and scores of students in America.

How Can I Get Navient to Work With Me on Repayment?

Steve Rhode | Posted 07.24.2015 | College
Steve Rhode

Navient has every right to contact the cosigner on the loan. The cosigner agreed to be 100% responsible for the loan if you defaulted. That's the role of the cosigner. The get all the liability and none of the benefit.

Zach Carter

Elizabeth Warren: The Tuition Is Too Damn High | Zach Carter | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took on the student debt crisis in a wide-ranging interview with The Huffington Post, calling for a fede...

Shahien Nasiripour

Education Department Clears Navient Of Wrongdoing In Troops-Cheating Probe | 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...

Shahien Nasiripour

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

Shahien Nasiripour

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

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Administration Improperly Denies Student Loan Debt Relief | 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...

My Islamic Faith Prevents Me From Paying Interest on My Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 06.22.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

I recently called to ask if I could get a lower pay-off amount as the original loans were 32K and now they are up to about 64K because of deferment and interest. They said no and I believe these may have been private loans.

How Do I Get Navient to Settle My Federal Student Loan for Less?

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.17.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a student loan with Navient (formerly Sallie Mae). A relative of mine has come into some money an...

Navient Won't Help Me Repay My Debts. What Can I Do?

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.26.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a private student loan from 2008 that I haven't been able to make the payments on since June of t...

Shahien Nasiripour

Treasury Department Endorses Student Loan Deals Slammed By Elizabeth Warren | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday praised a move, already panned by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), to increase the amount of m...

Shahien Nasiripour

Education Department Could Give Billion-Dollar Contract To Company Accused Of Cheating Soldiers | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education is seriously considering granting a potentially billion-dollar, decade-long contract to a former unit of Sallie Mae, ...