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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 ...

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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, ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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, ...

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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...

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Education Department Sends More Student Borrowers To Firm Just Penalized By DOJ

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

The Education Department has rewarded a former Sallie Mae unit with more taxpayer-provided business even after the loan servicer, now known as Navient...

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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...

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Obama Administration To Reward Student Loan Company Accused Of Cheating Troops

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration plans to reward Navient Corp, the student loan specialist formerly owned by Sallie Mae, with new business some three months a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Education Department Could Give Billion-Dollar Contract To Company Accused Of Cheating Soldiers

HuffingtonPost.com | 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, ...

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Sallie Mae, Navient To Pay $139 Million Settling Probes Into Cheating Troops On Student Loans

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sallie Mae and its former loan servicing unit agreed to pay a combined $139 million to resolve federal allegations that the companies ch...