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Student Debt Assistance With a (Small) Catch May Be the Hottest New Benefit

Insurance company Unum is extending assistance to its employees, who average $32,000 apiece in student debt.

This Uplifting Tale of a Thrifty Woman Who Amassed a Fortune of Millions Is Also Kind of Discouraging

You can mimic her hard work and frugality but good luck finding a guaranteed cheap apartment or a college degree without student debt.

College Debt Relief and Affordable Lifetime Learning Are Essential for a Thriving Economy

People need better options than a lifetime of debt because they went to college or a lifetime of stunted earning because they couldn't afford to.

Recruit More Millennials by Offering This One Big Perk

You can attract and retain more millennials by easing their college debt.

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Bill Clinton Says Student Debt Is Holding Back Potential Entrepreneurs

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Although student loans have helped many students pay for college, graduates are struggling to pay off their acquired debt. The average graduate leaves college with $35,000 in student loans. As a result, help with student loans has become a hot benefit that many businesses are offering to attract potential employees.