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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 | 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 07.16.2014 | 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 07.09.2014 | Women

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 | 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 06.27.2014 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 05.27.2014 | 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 05.18.2014 | 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 05.18.2014 | 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 05.17.2014 | 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 05.17.2014 | 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 05.14.2014 | 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 ...