Tag: student loan repayment

Employee Benefit Rules: Gifts That Keep On Giving

With a new year underway, there are so many compliance-related items to consider relating to your employee benefit plans. The rules you’re supposed to comply with keep growing and growing—they seem like the gifts that keep on giving (and changing). Here are some of the key items to consider as we head into 2024. Health […]

Exploring Employers’ Role in Easing Employees’ Financial Stress

It’s hard for employees to focus on work when financial worries are weighing them down. And statistics show that student loan debt is at the root of many workers’ troubles. The pandemic brought about a temporary reprieve in student loan payments, but interest began to accrue again in September, and payments are to resume in […]

HR Query: The Value of Offering Student Loan Repayment as a Benefit

Student loan borrowers are preparing to either resume payments or start making them for the first time since March 2020. Currently, federal student loan payments are scheduled to resume 60 days after June 30. That can change if the Supreme Court rules on President Joe Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan, in which case payments will […]

Voluntary Benefits Can Help Employers Both Attract and Retain Employees

As a consultant who feels strongly about providing employees with both choice and value in their overall benefits package, I am heartened to see that employers increasingly see voluntary benefits as a means of enriching their core benefits plan by allowing employees to choose more personalized benefits.  However, it is important to focus on providing […]

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Contributions Now Tax-Free, Student Loan Debt Repayment Programs Gain Traction

A growing number of organizations are adding student loan repayment solutions to their benefits lineup. While expanded tax benefits for both employers and employees are a big part of the allure, HR leaders also understand the broader implications. The tax advantages are one thing. But instituting these programs can also help correct the productivity drain […]


Benefit Considerations in Uncertain Times

The initial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is putting new urgency on company benefits. As employees look to their benefits offerings, companies are responding in kind by leveraging, expanding, and creating new benefits to answer the needs of their employee populations.

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Student Loan Repayment Programs: The New Workplace Commodity

Although Millennials are most often cited for being slammed with crippling debt, actually, one in five adult Americans carry student loan debt, according to NBC News. This means your company’s newly graduated intern or your vice president could be one of those people.


Travelers Offers Student Loan Repayment, 401(k) Match

By the year 2025, it’s estimated that Millennials will make up roughly 75% of the American workforce. This means that HR professionals, business owners, hiring managers, and anyone else involved in the recruitment process needs to have a solid understanding of this demographic if they hope to compete in the market.