Search: sallie mae
Why: I just saw this headline: "Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac bailouts could hit $363 billion." Boohoo. It just so happens that I was worrying about Sallie Mae ruining my life this very morning.
Answer: I can't believe I didn't know this.
- Sallie Mae - Student Loan Marketing (SLM Corporation)
- Fannie Mae - Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA)
- Freddie Mac - Federal Loan Home Mortgage Corporation (FLHMC)
- Ginnie Mae - Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)
The More You Know: Sallie Mae did not manage to ruin my life, by the way - not anymore than my graduate degree has managed to make my life better - but have you checked your credit score lately? Maybe give it a once-over before you apply for a super awesome apartment.