Scam or Legit: Student Loan Forgiveness, Consolidation and Special Programs

Michael Lux Scam Alerts, Student Loan Blog 0 Comments

Identifying and avoiding student loan scams is challenging. I routinely see advertisements for student loan forgiveness, consolidation, and other special programs. As a lawyer who has advocated for borrowers for nearly a decade, I sometimes struggle to determine what services are legitimate and what is a scam. It is easy …

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Scam Alert: The “Department of Education” called me about my student loans

Michael Lux Scam Alerts, Student Loan Blog 6 Comments

Today I received a robocall from “The Department of Education” regarding my student loans. The recording said that I was flagged as being eligible for certain programs including student loan consolidation and student loan forgiveness. If I was interested in learning more, I was instructed to push 1, and if …