In a tight labor market, some companies offer student loan repayment help as a perk
Share Now on:
Budgeting for a student loan payment each month is something a lot of people can relate to: these days, about 70 percent of college graduates enter the workforce facing some level of student debt. That increasingly common experience has some companies starting to include student loan repayment programs in their benefits package. They’re finding it’s one way to get an edge on new hires in a tight labor market.
Kronos is an underwriter of Marketplace.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.
Donate now to get almost any thank-you gift.