David Lynch, Bartlett, New Hampshire
Social worker David Lynch recalls hearing a radio commercial a few years ago from a company that promised student loan forgiveness for people like him employed by nonprofits.
Lynch, 39, decided check on the companys credentials. I did try to do a Google search, he says, but there really werent any warnings.
Lynch says the friendly telemarketer at Broadsword Student Advantage LLC told him that he couldnt get his debts of about $30,000 forgiven. But he says he was told that by switching his loan payments to Broadsword and adding a $100 monthly fee, hed save money once the company refinanced his debts and never have to worry again.
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