Date Received: 2017-12-19T00:00:00
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Struggling to repay your loan
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I have had a loan with XXXX XXXX for about 2-3 yrs, then it changed to Navient and I have been needing assistant with repayment or at least trying to make payments on my loan but could not afford to make the payments because they were to high. They company always offer a forbearance as the first option but nothing else. I am highly frustrated because this loan affects my credit score and any loan that I have ever applied for. I need help to get this taken care of.
Company: Navient Solutions, LLC.
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2759870
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