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How Bad Is the Student Loan Crisis?

By |March 5th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , |

How bad is the student loan crisis? Student loan assistance is becoming a popular employee benefit for employers who want to help workers reduce financial stress from student loan debt.  Over 70 percent of Millennials say they’ve delayed decisions like [...]

Employee Student Loan Debt: 10 Things You Need To Know, Part Two

By |January 30th, 2018|Categories: For Employees|Tags: , , , , , |

This article is the second part of a series on 10 Things Employers Need to Know About Student Loan Debt. Catch up with Part One, here. Americans owe a combined $1.4 trillion in student loan debt -- and employers are [...]

Employee Student Loan Debt: 10 Things You Need To Know, Part One

By |January 29th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

The U.S. has a student loan debt crisis. And employers are paying the price. Over 44 million Americans are carrying a total of $1.48 trillion in student loans. Forty percent of adults under 30 and 16 percent of adults overall [...]

Student Loan Repayment Employee Benefits: Congress to the Rescue

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: For Employees, For Employers|Tags: , |

In this week’s Best Money Moves roundup, we take a look at news stories and new research studies that may impact employee benefits and HR issues. We hope you find this news roundup helpful, and we’d love your feedback. Student [...]

3 Money Moves that Might Haunt You and How to Avoid Them

By |October 26th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Not every money move is a good one, but some can come back to really haunt you. Consider these potentially scary money moves: Borrowing money for your children’s education; helping a friend by co-signing a lease or mortgage; and, opening [...]

Student Loans Are Coming Due. Are You Ready?

By |October 5th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s the start of fall, a few weeks until Halloween, and another significant milestone as well; student loans are coming due for May 2016 graduates. Federal student loans typically have a six-month grace period after graduation to allow borrowers an [...]

College Costs Are Outpacing Most People’s Income Growth – by a Lot

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: For Employees|Tags: , , , , , , |

College costs a lot. In fact, today’s college students are taking on unprecedented amounts of debt to pay for an education - they hope - will lead to better career prospects down the road. Watching Millennials struggle under this load [...]