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tonie1911
Is it worth dealing with Sallie Mae? I have heard some horror stories..... Any advice?
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msscott
This seems like a very silly question.   At the bottom of my bills it says how much interest has been paid and how much principal.   How does that work with compounding interest? Is what is considered interest anything over the amount originally borrowed? When my balances get back down to the amount originally borrowed will the amount going to… (Show more)
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ashleynorwood
My friend Ava (not her real name) graduated from law school with over $200,000 in private student loan debt. Recently, she decided to default on her loans. (What?) She’ll still make small payments toward them, so if the lender sues, she can show that she made an effort.   Since she’s married, has two kids, and just bought a home, Ava feels she… (Show more)
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aaronw
1: Which plan should I be on? If you can't make the payments under the standard repayment plan, one of the income-driven plans is usually a great choice. For most borrowers, the clear winner is going to be the Revised Pay As You Earn plan (REPAYE). It's not available for Parent PLUS loans, and there are some cases in which married borrowers with… (Show more)
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ashleynorwood
A lot of what I talk about here normally focuses on paying down debt responsibly—among other exciting student aid topics. What sometimes gets lost is the need to save money at the same time.   Easier said than done, I know! But, we can’t forget to put away money for our future selves. That’s why the Center for Consumer Advocacy at American… (Show more)
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mswynter
I have an outstanding bill due to my college.  After completing a course that I needed to get financial aid, my GPA was not high enough to receive aid to cover that expense. Now, I must find a way to pay the school back out of pocket due to the fact that I am not eligible for aid.
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ughst
I am needing help spreading the word about my YouTube channel and GoFundMe page (I realize that everyone in these discussions have the same problem as me with money, and I apologize if you are offended; but I am only asking for help sharing these 2 pages). The channel explains various topics in undergraduate level statistics: z, t (ind. & rep.),… (Show more)
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sayanything29@yahoo.com
How do you get your payments as low as possible. We have three kids. One has graduated but we still have two in school. Any advice would be helpful.
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sunkyongkim
I saw ads and service for loan forgiveness service. Is it scam or gov. related program?
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ashleynorwood
Recently, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) and multiple states’ attorneys general filed lawsuits against Navient, the biggest student loan servicer in the country.   Navient services 12 million borrowers and more than $300 billion in student loans—including my own. If you have loans with Navient like me, you might be wondering what… (Show more)
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