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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 ...

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

Steve Rhode | Posted 12.10.2014 | 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 11.14.2014 | 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 11.10.2014 | 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...

How Can I Repay My Sallie Mae Student Loans When I'm Broke?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.02.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have 8 private tuition answer loans from Sallie Mae in the total amount of $138,000 taken out between ...

Shahien Nasiripour

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...

Sallie Mae Won't Forgive My Teacher Loan

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.20.2014 | College
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have been paying on my student loans with Sallie Mae for almost 15 years. I have a perfect payment his...

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...

Sallie Mae Says There is Nothing They Can Do to Help Us With Our Massive Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.30.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My husband and I have been married for 6 months and have a baby due in the fall. My husband has over $10...

Should We File a Class Action Suit Against Sallie Mae and the Art Institute?

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.15.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I'm a graphic designer that graduated in 05 with a bachelor of science in graphic design from none other...

I Graduated College With No Debt -- and a $10,000 Refund

LearnVest | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
LearnVest

I was awarded more scholarship money than the cost of attendance, and as a result, received refund checks back each semester, totaling over $10,000 in the last two years of my college career.

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...

My Mother Will be 98 When She Pays Off Sallie Mae

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.27.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My mother has no clue what she is doing when it comes to finances and there is no question that my Mothe...