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Navient launches military financial education module

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navient, the nation’s leading loan management, servicing and asset recovery company, will mark Veterans Day with the launch of a new online course about military student loan repayment benefits.



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The module is available today and provides an overview of the various student loan benefits available to service members and veterans. These benefits include the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, Military No-Interest Accrual, Military Service and Post-Active Duty Deferment, the HEROES Act waiver, and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

The self-paced interactive module also includes helpful scenarios, illustrations, and a checklist for managing student loan debt during military service. As with all modules in Navient’s Path to Success series, this new module is available to the public free of charge.

“We honor the dedication and service of our U.S. military,” said Mike Maier, senior vice president, Navient, and U.S. Navy veteran. “While we recognize them on Veterans Day, we also want to take this time to remind our military customers about the support and resources available to them all year.”

In addition to the new module, Navient also sponsors navient.com/military, a website for military members and their families to learn about student loan benefits. Navient’s military benefits team is specially trained to assist service member customers. Military customers and their families can call the dedicated toll-free number at 855-284-4879 (888-272-5543 international) or send an email to militarybenefits@navient.com.

Navient is committed to increasing opportunities for our nation’s veterans. Navient is a member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition of companies that have pledged to hire more veterans. In addition, Navient hosts a Veterans Resource Group, an employee-led talent development program to support military veterans and their careers. For more information about jobs at Navient, visit jobs.navient.com.

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About Navient

As the nation’s leading loan management, servicing and asset recovery company, Navient (Nasdaq:NAVI) helps customers navigate the path to financial success. Servicing more than $300 billion in student loans, the company supports the educational and economic achievements of more than 12 million Americans. A growing number of public and private sector clients rely on Navient for proven solutions to meet their financial goals. Learn more at navient.com.

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Contact: Media: Nikki Lavoie, 302-283-4057, nikki.lavoie@navient.com Customers: 888-272-5543

Source:Navient Corporation