Paid Off Student Debt Spend Decades Trying To Prove It


Kaja Robinson is 53 and has a daughter about to go off to college, but she is still embroiled in bizarre, kafkaesque disputes over the $17,000 student loan she took out in the 1980s: for decades, she has had to set aside whole days to call debt collectors and try to get them to acknowledge the payments she’s made — for which she has paperwork, but which the lenders lost track of, causing her loans to balloon to $49,000.