If your loan debt agency requires an upfront fee than as the borrower you should definitely avoid them.
Student loan debt is one of the main strongholds on the American people today. It is even more than car debt and credit card debt, this is according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. With this huge and rising student loan debt has allow scammers to rise as well with promises of completely cancelling your debt or significantly lowering the monthly payments.
It has been reported that in addition to the rising debt, robocalls have increased as well, according to Youmail, a company which was setup to control or block these type of calls, although not all calls that relate to student loan debt are scams, it is very tempting for a student struggling to make payments to believe that these calls are an easy ticket to debt freedom. Even with the allure of lower payments or complete debt annihilation, there is no secret sauce to make it immediately vanish.
Following are a few steps that can be taken to avoid falling victim to the student loan payment scams.