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Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Just give me my goddamn money!

Newest entry in the category of: We Know How to Spend Your Money Better Than You.

I just went to INRU's online student account system to request the refund, into my checking account, of the second half of my Stafford loan: $1,000. I knew it had been disbursed, since the financial services department had sent me an email to that effect a few days ago, but when I got to my account it showed a balance of . . . $140.

Why? Because the financial services department, in all its paternalistic wisdom, had AUTOMATICALLY, without asking me, deducted my fall registration fee of some $280 (not due until September) and my insurance/prescription drug coverage of some $580 (which I'm planning on waiving, since I'll have bennies from BUU--and the waiver for which is ALSO NOT DUE UNTIL SEPTEMBER).

I've emailed them a fierce message and I'll call them tomorrow--but who knows if it can be corrected.

Hate financial services. HATE.

link | posted by La Lecturess at 9:05 PM |


Anonymous Anonymous commented at 5:35 AM~  

Tell me about it...am trying to get funding for next year and its looking impossible. Apparently, I don't need it. How do they know? Why because they just. do.

Blogger BrightStar commented at 7:50 AM~  

grrrr.... that is just awful. although, unfortunately, I am not surprised.

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