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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...

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 being kicked o...

Shahien Nasiripour

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...

Shahien Nasiripour

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...

Shahien Nasiripour

These 9 Charts Show America's Coming Student Loan Apocalypse

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Borrowers with federal student loans, long promoted as the safest way to borrow for college, appear to be buckling under the weight of their debt, new...

Shahien Nasiripour

Half Of Federal Student Loan Borrowers Not Paying On Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Less than half of borrowers with the most common type of federal student loan are repaying their debt on time, new data released by the U.S. Departmen...

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...

Dan Froomkin

Student Loan Overhaul Taking Filibuster-Proof Route To Overcome Corporate Opposition

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Having finally decided to use the filibuster-proof budget reconciliation process to push health-care reform over the finish line, Democratic leaders h...