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Soon your employer might be allowed to help pay off your student loans

What you may not know is that, beyond recruiting, your company doesn't have a lot of incentive to offer a student loan benefit to you—at least right now. That's because when companies help out with student loans, that assistance has a much different tax treatment than the 401(k) benefit.<p>Employer …

College & University

More Employees Are Picking Benefits Online Via Private Exchanges

The private exchange, which allows employees to navigate health benefits through an online portal, is catching fire among the nation’s employers as it slows healthcare costs by putting more decisions into the hands of workers.<p>A private exchange works by giving employees a menu of choices with a …

Health Care

New York City will offer its employees a generous benefit most companies in America do not

Federal employees currently have no guarantee of paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child, though a bill before Congress seeks to change that. And just two US cities — Austin and Pittsburgh — currently offer six weeks of paid parental leave to its employees, while Portland will offer …

New York City

The Surprising Ways Employee Benefits Will Change in 2016 | Inc.com

When it comes to employee benefits, it's easy to feel like nothing changes. The calendar flips to January, and you often just retain the same benefits you did the year before. You wind up feeling grateful as long as the costs don't rise.<p>But in a few important ways, the benefits you've come to …

The Workplace

The 4 Tax-Exempt Benefits Your Employees Want Most

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Employee benefits are critical: 63 percent of respondents to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) 2015 Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report described benefits as very important to job satisfaction.<p>Considering today’s …

Employee Engagement

The Hottest New Employee Benefit: College Loan Aid

Here’s a relatively novel way to cut down student debt while working: Ask your employer for help. While they probably won’t won’t give you a raise right away to help you with loan repayments, they could offer some valuable counseling to help you manage what you owe.<p>Getting assistance on student …

Personal Finance

Help With Student Loans Is the 'Hot' New Employee Benefit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a new employee benefit making waves in business: student loan contributions. More and more employers, including Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Nataxis and Chegg, are giving their employees a specified amount of money each month to put …

Personal Finance