Navient has taken advantage of too many hard working people in our community who are now saddled with unaffordable student loan debt. Forgiving student loan debt is good for families, small businesses, and the economy as a whole. This is a good step in the right direction, but we must continue to push for student loan forgiveness for everyone.
Virginia Borrowers’ Bill of Rights leads the nation in student borrower protections Progress Virginia today celebrated a major win for the over one million student loan borrowers in the commonwealth—the Virginia State Corporation Commission has adopted regulations governing the operation of student loan servicers. The regulations are pursuant to a newly passed “bill of rights” […]
More than a million Virginians are saddled with student loan debt, and a lot of them have to deal with sketchy student loan servicers that have a history of scamming borrowers. Check this–– nowadays these companies are not subject to the same rules and oversight that exist for other financial service providers, like credit cards […]
Alex’s student loan debt is crushing her. As a Newport News resident, who works two jobs and puts in over 60 hours a week in order to make her $1,300 monthly student loan payments, she is struggling to keep up the payments. “It’s like I’m in quicksand,” she said. “I can’t take out any other […]
Alex’s student loan debt is crushing her. As a Newport News resident, who works two jobs and puts in over 60 hours a week in order to make her $1,300 monthly student loan payments, she is struggling to keep up with the payments. “It’s like I’m in quicksand,” she said. “I can’t take out any […]
My friend Alex has student loans, like a lot of us. After months of repayment, a new loan mysteriously appeared on her bill and her monthly payments shot up. So she called her student loan servicer, a company called Navient that contracts with the federal government to collect payments on student loans and help borrowers […]