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Shahien Nasiripour

How Arne Duncan Is Undercutting Senate Democrats On Student Loan Reforms | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Education is stonewalling Democratic lawmakers' efforts to protect student borrowers from sky-high interest rates and ...

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Top Treasury Official Calls Out Education Department Over Student Loans | 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

U.S. Knew Sallie Mae Cheated Service Members On Student Loans, But Renewed Contract Anyway | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Federal investigators discovered evidence showing Sallie Mae cheated active-duty military service members on their federal student loans at least two ...

Student Loan Crisis - Unconscionable Extortion

Trish DeLuca | Posted 06.27.2014 | Money
Trish DeLuca

When I sit down to write, the words often flow so quickly I have to check my Merriam Webster (yes, I have one that I use, not the online version: just...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Under Fire For Death-Induced Defaults | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

In the nearly seven years he'd been paying off his student loans, Tom Cimochowski had never sent a late payment to Sallie Mae. But in February, one of...

Using Beyonce's 'Partition' To Make A Point On Student Loans

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.17.2014 | College

While the music video "Tuition" above may seem like a tongue-in-cheek parody of Beyonce's hit song "Partition," its creator and star, Chanel Carroll, ...

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Sallie Mae Cheated Soldiers On Federal Student Loans, Government Investigators Find | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Federal investigators have uncovered evidence that Sallie Mae cheated active-duty soldiers on federal student loans, according to people familiar with...

Elizabeth Warren Grills Obama Administration On Sallie Mae Contract Renewal

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

(Adds comment by Sallie Mae spokeswoman) By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Thursday ...

Sallie Mae Won't Let Me Go. I'm Divorced.

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a student loan that I got back for my son by Sallie Malle. He was working they would take a payme...

Can I Just Settle My Sallie Mae Student Loans?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a Sallie Mae Private Student loan (three actually). The last time I made a payment was 1/29/2010 ...

My Student Loans Take Half My Income. Help.

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.17.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

"At this point I can never even imagine a reality of owning a home or business until these loans are paid off, which is still at least 10 years away. Is there anything I can do to make a solid impact on my debt, and start reversing the cycle?"

Why Most Student Loan Debt Advice Is Bad or Just Wrong

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.17.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

The scammers are ahead of the experts on selling student loan solutions. It's not unusual at all for me hear from people who were charged $20,000-$37,000 for student loan help that's available for free.

Dear Sallie Mae

Sarah Fader | Posted 05.14.2014 | College
Sarah Fader

Dear Sallie Mae, I would like to thank you for lending me a massive amount of money so that I could get a higher education. I wouldn't trade my time ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Student Loan Borrowers Win As Education Department Reverses Course | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Borrowers with federal student loans may now access the U.S. government's latest rankings of loan specialists after the Department of Education on Tue...

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Elizabeth Warren: Sallie Mae May Be Hurting Borrowers, Taxpayers | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

For student loan giant Sallie Mae, it may seem that every passing day brings word of yet another government probe. On Tuesday, it was Sen. Elizabet...

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Sallie Mae's Woes Grow | 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...

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Student Borrowers In The Dark As Education Department Limits Disclosure | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

The Department of Education has quietly stopped disclosing its quarterly assessment of student loan companies, making it nearly impossible for the pub...

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Student Loan Companies Face New Scrutiny For Bad Practices Against Borrowers | 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...

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Sallie Mae Claims Borrowers' Thank-You Notes Exceed Complaints | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Sallie Mae, the nation's largest student loan company whose business practices are under investigation by at least three federal agencies, has told la...

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Why Obama's Education Department Is College Students' Worst Enemy | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Young Americans look to a college education as the surest way to bridge the widening gap between the richest and the rest in this new 21st century Gil...

I See No Way Out of My Sallie Mae Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I made some mistakes while going to school. I used my credit cards to pay for materials and equipment wh...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Expects $70 Million Hit Off Investigations Into Wrongdoing | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Sallie Mae, the nation's largest student loan company, said it expects to spend $70 million to deal with a torrent of government probes into its busin...

Nasty Niece Leaves Aunt Hanging on Sallie Mae Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My wife cosigned on several Sallie Mae loans for her niece. Her neice stopped repaying her loans severa...

I Can't Get My Nursing Loans Discharged Due to Disability

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went to nursing school in 1990-1993 and acquired a federal student loan. After working as a nurse fo...

I Went to the Same School as Edward Snowden and I Want My Money Back

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Tech School was a fraud. I attended Computer Career Institute at Johns Hopkins in 2003. After reading th...