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Re: Sallie Mae GW Worked... Persistence Pays Off!

Congratulations! 
 
I'm hoping for similar results in a tl that I've been working on for weeks now. 
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Re: Sallie Mae GW Worked... Persistence Pays Off!

Thanks all!
 
 
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Re: Sallie Mae GW Worked... Persistence Pays Off!

Tuscani, that's terrific!
 
You're like one in a million....just a couple days ago I gave in to the Sallie Mae credit reporting battle! I have sent three letters and they just will not correct the information. Just like you I requested a forebearance (but I called in)......and I asked for an address change...for about 4 months I didnt receive anything in the mail and thought this was because I was in forbearance status. When I checked m y credit report I saw there they had reported me 120 days late! I was blown away thinking...this is utterly insane...who goes 120 days late with out calling/paying something and not to mention when they can get a deferment......I wrote to letter that came back denying retraction....my 3rd letter was sent to the Customer Advocacy Unit and they still said NO retration/update...she told me she would send me a credit reference letter! I just said ok...I'm tired...I HONESLT did everything I was suppose to, to prevent my account from going late and they wont even budge on updating the information...its almost like they want to make you suffer....well I am haveing to pay the consequences (which are high interest rates) because of a mistake their customer services rep mad when I requested the forebearance and address change....
 
Should I continue to worry about this reporting late even tho I'm about to consolidate my loans with Sallie Mae.
 
PS.....one of my credit reports showed when I was in deferment but they wont even take that into consideration...saying that was reported wrong...well so was there late payment info......what's the deal with sallie mae?!?!?
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Re: Sallie Mae GW Worked... Persistence Pays Off!



bettercredit wrote:
Tuscani, that's terrific!
 
You're like one in a million....just a couple days ago I gave in to the Sallie Mae credit reporting battle! I have sent three letters and they just will not correct the information. Just like you I requested a forebearance (but I called in)......and I asked for an address change...for about 4 months I didnt receive anything in the mail and thought this was because I was in forbearance status. When I checked m y credit report I saw there they had reported me 120 days late! I was blown away thinking...this is utterly insane...who goes 120 days late with out calling/paying something and not to mention when they can get a deferment......I wrote to letter that came back denying retraction....my 3rd letter was sent to the Customer Advocacy Unit and they still said NO retration/update...she told me she would send me a credit reference letter! I just said ok...I'm tired...I HONESLT did everything I was suppose to, to prevent my account from going late and they wont even budge on updating the information...its almost like they want to make you suffer....well I am haveing to pay the consequences (which are high interest rates) because of a mistake their customer services rep mad when I requested the forebearance and address change....
 
Should I continue to worry about this reporting late even tho I'm about to consolidate my loans with Sallie Mae.
 
PS.....one of my credit reports showed when I was in deferment but they wont even take that into consideration...saying that was reported wrong...well so was there late payment info......what's the deal with sallie mae?!?!?


Try sending a letter to the address I listed. The reluctance to remove is not unique to Sallie Mae, rather the lenders requirement to follow the Higher Education Act.
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Re: Sallie Mae GW Worked... Persistence Pays Off!

Thanks for sharing.  I was going through something like that with educational loan servicing.  But recently checked and it was automatically deleted off of my CR.  I hope it does not come back to haunt me since they never told me that they were going to delete it.
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