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ashleynorwood
Borrowers ask me a lot (I mean, all the time) whether a student loan company that has contacted them is “legitimate” or a “scam.” Most of the time, I’ve never heard of the company—or it sounds almost like a well-known organization in the student loan industry.   Without doing some research, I can’t say if it’s a scam or not. Luckily, our friends… (Show more)
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cassandranoelani
hello, I'm seeking any information about Academic Guidance Group, based in Huntington Beach, CA who are asking to assist me in consolidating my federal loans from the US Department of Education.  They say my loans can be forgiven through the William D Ford federal direct loan program, because of my monthly income and family size.  Due to this,… (Show more)
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jamie.mcewen@washburn.edu
I have an employee that currently has a 2 consolidations under the FFEL. Is it possible to reconsolidate into the Direct Loan program?
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ashleynorwood
The Center for Consumer Advocacy (my group) at American Student Assistance® (the company that powers Salt®) kicked off a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) campaign this summer: 10 Years to Zero Debt. The intent of our campaign is to educate more people about PSLF and boost enrollment in the program. Ideally, we want to get 100,000 people to… (Show more)
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ashleynorwood
Back in November, I wrote about new regulations for the borrower defense to repayment (DTR) federal student loan discharge. This wasn’t a new discharge, but borrowers have rarely used it due to tough qualification standards.   DTR helps borrowers whose colleges defrauded them or violated state consumer protection laws. And with the collapse of… (Show more)
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michaelrestiano
As of this month, I’ve been paying my student loans exactly 3 years. Three years isn’t that long a time, but for some reason, I feel like I’ve had my student loans for an eternity. I think it’s the fact that so much life has happened for me in those 3 years: three new jobs, three new cities, and everything in between. Now, the road between where I… (Show more)
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erc
I'm looking into refinancing options and I was wondering if anyone had success with any particular programs.
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dglaeser
I am starting residency this June and entering repayment of my medical school loans. My fellow interns and I are confused about the different repayment options.  For the PAYE and REPAYE options, what does it mean that after the 25 years the remaining amount is "forgiven"? If we choose that option, wouldn't the incentive be to make as little… (Show more)
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kellimarieknight
To be able to start paying them off as I go through school instead of waiting after I graduate?
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jbluel
I have more student debt then I can handle.  Are there grants or anything that I can apply for, that would help pay down my debt?
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