Real Life Student Debt Stories

How many people do you know have defaulted on seven (7) private student loans? How many of you once had a credit score in the 700's drop to the 560's? How many of you know the shame, self-disappointed, self-hatred, and struggle of living with bad credit and poor...

Tell Your Student Loan Lender You Want A Payment You Can Afford

If you have student loan debt and you’re struggling to pay off your monthly payment, you’re not alone.  Millions of borrowers are struggling to make ends meet.  Lenders and student loan servicers (the company that sends a bill each month) are notoriously bad at...
Americans need more help dealing with loan companies

Americans need more help dealing with loan companies

U.S. students are still largely on their own to protect themselves when they are struggling to repay their debt, despite the government’s condemnation of some education loan servicers’ unfair, deceptive and illegal practices. In a report last week, the...
What Do the Election Results Mean for Student Loan Borrowers?

What Do the Election Results Mean for Student Loan Borrowers?

It appears that the Republican Party has taken over the Senate, and Republicans were elected or re-elected to several key state governorships. What does this mean for students and student loan borrowers? Here are some key things to think about: We still have a divided...