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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...

Elizabeth Warren Grills Obama Administration On Sallie Mae Contract Renewal

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2014 | 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 03.18.2014 | 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 03.18.2014 | 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 03.18.2014 | 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 03.17.2014 | 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 03.14.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae's Woes Grow

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Student Borrowers In The Dark As Education Department Limits Disclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Student Loan Companies Face New Scrutiny For Bad Practices Against Borrowers

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Claims Borrowers' Thank-You Notes Exceed Complaints

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Major Education Groups Pressure Arne Duncan To Crack Down On Sallie Mae

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Student borrowers can't expect the basic consumer protections provided to millions of Americans who take out loans because the Department of Education...

A Collection Company is Trying to Collect Student Loans in My Bankruptcy

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I took out a parent plus private student loan w/ Sallie Mae. With my daughter. At the time they said in ...

Sick and Buried in Sallie Mae Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went to graduate school at a tiny liberal arts college from 2006-2008. I graduated with an M.S.Ed. in ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Education Department Finds Numerous Problems At Sallie Mae, Levies No Fines

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education has declined to levy any fines on student loan giant Sallie Mae despite secret determinations over the past 10 years ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Is The Education Department A 'Lapdog'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education risks becoming a “lapdog” as a result of recent actions toward financial companies such as Sallie Mae, Sen. Eliza...