rolling the dice on student loan forgiveness

The Cost of Waiting for Elizabeth Warren to Forgive all Student Loans

Michael Lux Blog, News, Strategy 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published May 29, 2019.  It has been updated to include new information and analysis on Warren’s student loan forgiveness proposal currently in the Senate. Now that Elizabeth Warren has proposed forgiving most student loan balances below $50,000, some borrowers are considering put a halt …

Settlement for Navient?

CFPB Organization Shuffle Could Mean Sweetheart Deal For Navient

Michael Lux Blog, News, Student Loans 0 Comments

In January of 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau aggressively went after federal student loan servicer Navient.  “At every stage of repayment, Navient chose to shortcut and deceive consumers to save on operating costs. Too many borrowers paid more for their loans because Navient illegally cheated them and today’s action seeks …