Posts: 14
Registered: ‎10-14-2012
Fed student loans discharged b/c of disability -- effect on credit score?

I've got about $140k now in the 3 year conditional disability discharge phase. Does anyone know how they will report to credit agencies? They are officially "discharged" (never late) but could be reinstated. My credit tanked last year when I became disabled and is now in the low 500s. The student loans are my only debt. Anyone been through this that can comment? I'm hoping wiping that debt off my credit report will make my score jump higher. I want to get a car soon, so am waiting to see. I initiated an investigation with the credit agencies, but that caused my scores to drop by 12 pts instead!

Starting Score: EQ 532
Current Score: 532
Goal Score: 760

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