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    • Getting_By
    • By Getting_By 8th Jan 18, 12:57 PM
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    Quit job. Can the SLC come after my savings?
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    Quit job. Can the SLC come after my savings? 8th Jan 18 at 12:57 PM
    Hi.

    My student loan is from 1999-2002.

    So I quit my job. Over the last few years when I was working I was saving heavily to try and get a mortgage. Well that never transpired. So now I have a sizeable amount of savings in the bank.

    Even though these savings have gone through the student loan filter (i.e they are from my wages and have been taxed accordingly) could they demand that I pay back my loan with this money?

    This money is my future but I have read some stories of the SLC being very heavy handed nowadays.

    Thanks.
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    • glider3560
    • By glider3560 10th Jan 18, 7:44 PM
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    The terms are still the same as when you signed up. You only pay from your income. If you have no income, you make no repayments. The balance then gets written off when you reach 65 (for loans taken out between 1998 and 2005).

    • sheramber
    • By sheramber 11th Jan 18, 1:17 PM
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    You won't pay based on your savings but you will be required to show how you are maintaining yourself without an income.
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