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Elizabeth Warren: The Tuition Is Too Damn High

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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...

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...

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.

Shahien Nasiripour

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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Education Department Terminates Contracts With Debt Collectors Accused Of Wrongdoing

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education, under fire for its lackluster oversight of student loan contractors, said Friday it will terminate its relationship ...

2015 Rankings: 10 Best Online Banks

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.11.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

You might be skeptical of online banks, wondering whether your funds are as safe with a virtual institution as they are with a traditional one; however, all of the online banks listed below are FDIC-insured, meaning your funds are just as protected.

Dear Senator Warren: I Need Your Help

Christopher Gurrie | Posted 03.10.2015 | Education
Christopher Gurrie

Dear Sen. Warren: I need your help and I honestly believe with my whole heart that you are the only person in our entire country who can help me -- and others like me. It has to do with my student loans; nothing to do with repayment, but everything to do with the red tape attached to getting customer service from servicers.

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...

Shahien Nasiripour

AFL-CIO Targets Navient As Scrutiny Over Student Loan Servicing Mounts

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

The nation’s largest labor federation is taking aim at Navient Corp. for alleged mistreatment of borrowers, adding to the student loan specialist's ...

I Co-Signed With Sallie Mae for My Daughter. Now They Want to Sue Me.

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.09.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I am having an issue with Sallie Mae student loan debt that I co-signed for. They are threatening to sue...

Shahien Nasiripour

Congressional Leaders Agree To Cut Aid To College Students To Pay Student Loan Contractors

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

House and Senate leaders have agreed to cut funding for the nation’s largest source of grants for college students to pay student loan contractors, ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Senate Democrat Wants To Take Money From College Students To Pay Loan Contractors

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics

An outgoing Senate Democrat wants to take federal money from low-income college students to pay student loan contractors, whose tactics toward borrowe...

Increasing Transparency in College Tuition Costs

Abigail Seldin | Posted 01.14.2015 | College
Abigail Seldin

One of the best-kept secrets in the college admissions process is the fact that tuition sticker prices rarely tell the whole story.

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Administration Explores Ways To Collect Student Loan Payments Without Middlemen

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Treasury Department soon will take some student borrowers' accounts away from private debt collectors and give them to federal workers, an am...

I Don't Want to be a Sallie Mae Cosigner Anymore

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.10.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I co-signed student loan for my son, who has graduated from college, but is not working, cannot pay the ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Treasury Department Endorses Student Loan Deals Slammed By Elizabeth Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 Investigation Reaches Surprising Conclusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

In May, Education Secretary Arne Duncan ordered his investigators to conduct a "thorough review" of the nation's four largest student loan servicers, ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Consumer Regulator Vows Action As Student Loan Borrowers Suffer

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

In October 2012, the federal agency charged with protecting households from predatory financial companies issued a report lamenting the lack of opport...

My Wife Went Back to School for a Special Education Teaching Credential and We've Got Loads of Sallie Mae Debt Now

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.22.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My wife has $38k in new student loans for a Special Education Teaching Credential, the loan is through S...

I'm Not Paying My Private Student Loan and Now Live Abroad

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.22.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Hi Steve, I have a non-federal student loan (Sallie Mae -$12K) and have not made a payment on it in over 5 years. ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Education Department Admits It Will Pay Much Reviled Student Loan Firms More Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education will pay its oft-criticized student loan servicers more money under new contracts that the White House demanded in re...

Why Won't Sallie Mae Settle My Student Loan Debt?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.08.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I currently have a bit over $67k in student loans through sallie mae at 6.5% interest rate consolidated....

What is the Best Way to Get Off a Sallie Mae Student Loan as Cosigner?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.08.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I cosigned a student loan for a friend in 2000. Friend has not paid or not made regular payments. Loan i...

My Apollo College Student Loan Was Sold to Sallie Mae

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.04.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I enrolled in Apollo College's Vet Tech program in 2003. Through them I obtained a loan from First Natio...