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This week USA Today tweeted a crazy, scary statistic about American debt: 1 in 3 Americans have debt in collections. Here’s average overall debt by state: http://t.co/Syl9XwIxUU pic.twitter.com/CypJg7yb1M — USA TODAY (@USATODAY) July 29, 2014 (click here if you can’t see the graphic) I’m a bit surprised at how shocked I am by these numbers, […]

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The Sallie Mae saga ends – they owed ME money!

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Would you believe that one of the top 5 most visited articles on my whole site is about Sallie Mae student loan forgiveness? Student loans have made it possible, and continue to make it possible, for many Americans to attend college. Those same loans have also put many Americans into some serious debt. I had […]

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Sallie Mae’s Response to Student Loan Forgiveness

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When I posted about asking Sallie Mae to forgive the remainder of my student loans, I said that I knew it was a long shot. I was right. Of course. I got an email this week from them, politely turning me down. Well, not politely actually…just matter-of-factly. Here was their response: Dear Charity M., Thank […]

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Asking Sallie Mae to Forgive Student Loans

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Okay, let me just state right up front that I know this is a long shot. A super, duper, really long shot. But, I have to try. I wrote and asked Sallie Mae to forgive the remainder of my student loans. I realize that Sallie Mae pretty much never forgives loans unless you’ve been in […]

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