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Student Loan Servicers

The Student Loans Secret Weapon You Didn't Know You Had

Brianna McGurran | Posted 10.21.2015 | Education
Brianna McGurran

Understanding how your loan servicer works, and communicating regularly with the company are your secret weapons for keeping your student loans under control.

CFPB Says Student Loan Servicers Lie About Bankruptcy Discharge

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.21.2016 | Money
Steve Rhode

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released a document that is critical of student loan servicers. It must have been an easy document to write, because, for the most part, student loan servicers suck donkey balls, with all their bad information and horrible advice to consumers. But here are the big items where the CFPB says student loan servicers are really, really horrible.

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...

Ashley Alman

Senate Democrats Demand Answers From Education Department

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats have asked the Department of Education for details on oversight of student loan servicers as they attempt to relieve fe...

Student Debt Relief Companies Charge Excessive Fees For Free Programs: Report

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.20.2013 | College

Student borrowers are getting ripped off by private companies that offer to help them manage their loans but then charge hundreds of dollars for servi...