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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 09.08.2014 | 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 09.08.2014 | 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 09.04.2014 | 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 09.02.2014 | 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 08.20.2014 | 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 07.31.2014 | 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...

Shahien Nasiripour

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, ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Faithful Student Borrowers Tormented With Threats, Tears After Co-Signers Die

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Seven borrowers who had been paying their Sallie Mae student loans on time for years were unexpectedly threatened with asset seizures after a Sallie M...

Shahien Nasiripour

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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Braces For Nearly $200 Million In Penalties As Education Department Ponders Next Move

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

Sallie Mae and its former loan servicing unit have struck a deal with federal authorities to resolve allegations that the nation's largest student loa...

Shahien Nasiripour

How Arne Duncan Is Undercutting Senate Democrats On Student Loan Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Elizabeth Warren Pressing Congress On Student Loan Debt

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers looking ahead to the November elections are putting renewed focus on education, tackling issues on Capitol Hill this wee...

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Treasury Official Calls Out Education Department Over Student Loans

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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, ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Cheated Soldiers On Federal Student Loans, Government Investigators Find

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...