For Employers

How to Support and Attract the New Wave of Adult Learners

More of today’s adults are entering (or reentering) higher education to get a degree, even after entering the workforce. This is a big shift from the more...

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Making Sense of the Latest Student Loan Relief Extension

President Biden has extended student loan relief until January 31, 2022. This means payments for federal student loans won’t be due until as early as February 1,...

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Nelnet Bank and BenefitEd Help Borrowers Refinance with Trust

Nelnet has been a trusted student loan servicer for over 40 years. So when the company decided to create an online-only bank (Nelnet Bank) in November 2020,...

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The Impact of Financial Wellness on Overall Health

Most people have dealt with some sort of financial stress at some point in their lives, and a little bit can be a good motivator. But when...

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Student Loan Repayment Benefits Could Attract a More Diverse Workforce

To employ a more diverse workforce, companies should consider more robust debt relief benefits that help new and current employees who struggle with loan debt. It’s imperative...

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Introducing Tuition Reimbursement to Our Suite of Education Benefits Programs

BenefitEd now offers a Tuition Reimbursement program, in addition to an already comprehensive suite of education benefits program. Employers and employees alike will benefit from this new...

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Hold on Federal Student Loan Payments Extended

Updated: January 21, 2021 The new Biden administration has extended the administrative forbearance on federal student loans until September 30, 2021. The interest rate on Direct Federal...

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Tax-Free Student Loan Benefits Extended

As many of you know, The CARES Act from March 2020, made employer contributions to student loans tax-free by including student loan repayment benefits into Section 127...

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CARES Act: FAQs on Tax-Free Employer Contributions

CARES Act Student Loan Benefit FAQ The passing of the CARES Act, specifically the amendment to Section 127 of the Internal Revenue Code, allows tax-free employer contributions...

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