Category: Student Loan Horror Stories

April 10, 2019 No comments exist

FitBUX Stories is a collection of articles written by Members and Non-Members of FitBUX. The purpose is to provide positive encouragement to others who have found themselves owing a lot in student loans. Some stories also detail “Student Loan Horror Stories” so we can learn from each other.  This story highlights two very important lessons at the…

April 10, 2019 No comments exist

FitBUX Stories is a collection of articles written by Members and Non-Members of FitBUX. The purpose of the stories are to provide positive encouragement to others who have found themselves owing a lot in student loans. Some stories are “Student Loan Horror Stories” so we can learn from each other.  This is one of those horror stories. …

October 3, 2018 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX $95,000-$20,000 = $0 (?!) This call that I just had with a FitBUX Member (we’ll call him Jim) and his loan servicer (we won’t name the loan servicer for legal reasons but let’s call them Ted Loan Servicing or Ted Loans for short) is by far the worst…

April 30, 2018 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Over the past few months, we’ve seen more and more graduates looking to refinance their student loans, apply for a home loan, or try to purchase a car only to find out they have been a victim of identity theft. Students are the perfect target because they often…

March 23, 2018 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX In the student loan workshops we do for university programs across the country, we start by detailing how much you, as a student, will defer in interest on your student loans while in school. In this article, we detail how a student tried to save money by making…

January 23, 2018 No comments exist

FitBUX as told by a FitBUX member. We can help you too. The story below is from an existing FitBUX member, Landon Pillsbury, PT, DPT from Omaha, NE. We’re very glad we could help. If you need help figuring it all out, simply join FitBUX here and schedule a free coaching call. If need be, we can get…

September 23, 2017 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Student loan servicers work for the Federal government not you!  The CFPB receives numerous complaints about them not applying payments correctly.  Well, you spoke and we listened by introducing our new MyFit Student Loan Tracking Service.  One of our Member’s story of dealing with Navient highlights the need…