Entries Tagged as 'Federal Loans'

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Sallie Mae Can Mail Letters Afterall, Just not to companies!

So apparently the person in charge of mailing letters with loan payoff amounts to consolidation companies is different form the person in charge of sending them to individuals.  In yesterday’s mail we got Amber’s loan payoff amounts for federal and private, valid for 10 days.  Now we need to call AES and Wells Fargo and [...]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Yet Another Call to Sallie Mae

After talking with a Lawyer who thinks Sallie Mae is trying to hold our loans captive, he asked for us to call Sallie Mae and request the payoff amounts in order to pass them along to Wells Fargo and AES via him.
Amber called Sallie Mae tonite with much dismay and spoke to Ken.  He said [...]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

WTOL Update: Call Your Congressman

I just got off the phone with a representative for WTOL’s Call for Action Center.  They gave me some advice and will check back next week to see what is happening.
My next step is to contact my congressman, Mike Oxley, and ask for his assistance.
After that I should involve a lawyer, to communicate with Sallie [...]

Sunday, February 25th, 2007

Open Letter to Thomas Fitzpatrick

Thomas Fitzpatrick
c/o Sallie Mae
11600 Sallie Mae Dr
Reston, VA 20190
Thomas Fitzpatrick,
This letter is in response to my wife’s federal loans which your company is currently holding. These three loans are part of a group of loans which we had filed for consolidation in October 2005 and included all of our federal loans. [...]

Friday, January 26th, 2007

The Private Loan Consolidation Begins

We have recently received word that we are approved for a private loan consolidation with Wells Fargo. We will be filing the paperwork very soon and I am anxious to see how Sallie Mae handles this latest request for consolidation. I will be posting the ongoing status of the private loan consolidation as [...]

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

Where for art though Loan Verification Certificate

On February 1st, 2006 AES first received our “Request to Add Loans to a Federal Consolidation Loan”. Once they received the paperwork they sent a request for a Payoff amount to Sallie Mae. I started calling AES and Sallie Mae shortly after this to determine the status of our loan consolidation. [...]

Sunday, January 14th, 2007

In The Begining, There Were Loans

Starting off with some background. My wife and I both attended a small liberal arts university in Ohio, we graduated with a significant amount of loans despite parental help and working while we attended. Suffice to say we had maxed out our federal loans and extended into the realm of private education loans. [...]