It’s still a relatively rare benefit: About 8% of employers in the country offer help with student loan debt.
Some credit experts say that if Congress does not pass a new relief bill soon, credit card offers could dry up more.
I have been paying down my debt using the snowball method. I'm making great headway and have cut my debt load in half in 3 years. I'm at a point where I need to choose between a home-equity loan with a variable rate (currently at 4.24 percent but eligible for tax deductions) and a car loan at 3.5 percent fixed. Which makes more sense to pay down? Scott, Chatham, MI