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College SaveUp Program Links Employers To 529s

Gradifi, a company that helps people pay down their student loan debt through an employee benefit program, has launched a new program to help …

Banks compete for tech talent by helping on student loans

Banks spend a lot of time thinking not only about how to attract millennial customers, but also about how to get millennials to work for them.<p>This is …

Employment

Gradifi Introduces New College Savings Benefit For U.S. Employers

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gradifi, a leader in student loan paydown benefit programs for U.S. employers, today launched College SaveUp Plan, an …

Workers Will Sacrifice Benefits for Student Loan Repayment Options

As more workers are revealing an interest in student loan repayment benefits within the workforce, a recent survey from Millennial Personal Finance …

How To Make The Most Of Your Employer's Student Loan Assistance Payments

As job markets heat up and employers compete for talent, a growing number of companies are offering student loan repayment assistance to attract and retain millennials.<p>These programs, which typically work much the same way as a 401(k) match, can be very appealing to recent graduates — particularly …

Student Loan Repayment: A Competitive Recruitment & Retention Differentiator

In previous generations, employers commonly offered retirement benefits as a way to attract the best and brightest employees. Much of the latest …

College & University

Tuition.io Raises $7M in Series B Funding to Fuel Growth and Market Expansion for Employer Student Loan Contribution Platform

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- <b></b>Tuition.io, the nation's first and most comprehensive employer-funded student loan repayment assistance platform, announced today a $7 million Series B funding round led by Wildcat Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Mohr …

Advocates urge employers to fight for student loan legislation

With student loan debt topping more than $1.4 trillion in the United States, advocates are urging employers to fight for a tax-exempt student loan …

College & University

This ex-Googler thinks she's found the trick to ending Millennial job hopping

FutureFuel.io helps companies offer student debt repayment as an employee benefit. Among its customers are Mashable and Afiniti.<p>"Users today prefer student debt repayment over food, foosball, and a 401(k)," said Taylor, who previously led an ad sales team at Google. "What we see, in general, is …

FutureFuel.io on LinkedIn: “We are proud to announce…

We are proud to announce our partnerships with Quovo and Credible to place our SaaS platform at the forefront of solutions for employers seeking to …

Employment

"The urgent challenge to HR leaders is to apply a consumer and a digital lens to the HR function."

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Gradifi Has 18 More Companies Sign On For Student Loan Repayment Benefit - The Student Loan Report

Gradifi, one of the leading companies that offers student loan benefit programs to employers, announced that 18 additional companies are now offering …

Student Loan Debt Is a Bomb Ready To Explode (Infographic)

Student loan debt in the U.S. is at an all-time high at $1.47 trillion and continues to climb. As the average student loan balances increases, the …

Money Matters: 529, Coverdell or Custodial Account? How to Choose

<i>Editor’s Note: Briant Sikorski from Stratos Wealth Partners in Cary contributed this article.</i>Cary, NC – The cost of a college education continues to …

Employers with student loan benefits have the edge

More than 43 million Americans have more than $1.3 trillion in student loans — more than doubling from $600 million in 2006. This dramatic increase …

Student Finance

170 Firms Now Working with Gradifi to Offer a Student Loan Repayment Benefit to Their Employees

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gradifi, a leader in student loan pay down benefits programs, today announced that 20 more companies in August signed up to …

College & University

Student Loan Repayment: The Next Perk for CU Employees?

Credit unions explore using post-tax contributions to help pay off employees' student loans to attract and retain talent.

Recruiting Millennials? 4 Work Perks They Really Want

Credit: GaudiLab/Shutterstock<p>In 2015, Pew Research Center reported that millennials – people born from the early 1980s to late 1990s – officially …

Recruitment

Here's why employers may want to help out on the mountain of student loan debt

Employers eager to recruit and retain skilled workers in a tight labor market have about 1.34 trillion reasons to expand their benefits package to …

Take Note: Employers are Helping Pay Student Loans and Consumer Advocates are Watching Closely

JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

Privacy

Recruit millennials by lending a hand with student debt

Could some help repaying student loans get millennials to overcome their disinterest in banking?<p>It seems like a symbiotic relationship: The banking …

College & University

5 Solutions to Student Loan Debt Headaches

Student loans are an inescapable fact of life for a significant chunk of Americans — 44 million, to be specific. These borrowers each owe an average …

Personal Finance

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

Want to recruit millennials? Offer these benefits

Recruiting and retaining top talent has long been a goal of successful companies. The better your team, the better your bottom line.<p>Attracting …

Pitfalls of Employer Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs

By on<p>Student loan repayment assistance programs (LRAP) are a new employee benefit offered by a few employers. Although any help paying down student …

College & University

Here’s how much the average American in their 20s has in student debt

Chances are, if you went to college in the United States, you have student loan payments to think about every month — approximately 70 percent of …

Student loan debt has grown 250% in the last 10 years — here's where grads owe the most

Over the past decade, student loan debt has skyrocketed, increasing by more than 250 percent across the U.S., according to a new report by consumer …

The Scariest Student Loan Number

Some focus on the largest figures, like total student debt ($1.3 trillion) and average debt ($30,000.) So why is the most dangerous student loan number less than $5,000?<p>"I feel I kind of ruined my life by going to college," Jackie Krowen said. She first took out student loans at 19, to go to …