The Dark Side of Job-Sponsored Student Loan Payments

Picture graduating from college and landing a job that offers a good salary, health benefits, retirement package — and your employer will help pay off your student loans. More and more companies are jumping on the bandwagon, sponsoring benefit programs to repay their employees’ student loans. The benefits are clear on both ends: Employers get the … Continued

6 Creative Ways to Build an Emergency Fund

About 70 percent of all recent college graduates have student loan debt, while nearly 30 percent of Americans admit they have zero emergency savings of any kind. If you find yourself in both camps, trying to figure out how to save money and pay off debt at the same time can feel like a vicious circle. Yet, ideally, … Continued