Bloomberg: Young Workers Seek a New Company Perk: Help With Student Loans

Companies looking to attract recent graduates should consider student loan management as part of their benefit package, as many student loan borrowers would prefer to work for a company that offers them some relief from their payments, according to survey results released Sept. 1 by Iontuition.

Iontuition found that nearly 80 percent of the 1,000 individuals surveyed in July 2015 who said they had student loan debt indicated they would like to work for a company that offers repayment assistance, such as employers matching a portion of the employee's loan contributions.

“With record amounts of student debt attached to the incoming workforce, the majority of those surveyed viewed employee benefits that address education loans as a breakthrough and welcomed solution,” the debt management service company said in a Sept. 1 press release.

Read the full artcile at Bloomberg.

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