Ask Jeni is a service offered to tuition.io users that lets real borrowers ask Jeni Burckart, our student loan coach, questions about their student loans. Here’s an example of one of those questions. I currently pay almost $1,300 a month on my student loan. I have just over $62,000 in loans left to repay, my […]

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In a recently published article, Tuition.io CEO Scott Thompson looks at the major impact that student debt burdens will likely have on borrowers’ futures, even well into their retirement.  One impact that has not received enough attention is the potential decrease in home equity as a source of retirement wealth.  That student loan debt is causing […]

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  One of the gravest yet little-known consequences of student loan default is the loss of a professional license.  In nineteen states, including Texas, Georgia and Tennessee, workers such as teachers, nurses, and firefighters can have their licenses revoked by the state if they fall behind on their student loans, rendering them unable to work.  […]

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It’s the first week of March, and for thousands of people in media, tech, education and music, that means it’s time for the annual pilgrimage to Austin, Texas for South By Southwest.   This year, the $1.4 trillion national crisis of student debt takes center stage at SXSW, with several panels and discussions among leading experts […]

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The Tuition.io team will be in full force at the annual SXSW and SXSW EDU conferences taking place March 5 – 13 in Austin. Our CEO, Scott Thompson, will be participating in two sessions during the event, which draws over 70,000 people from around the globe. Kicking off SXSW EDU on March 5, Scott will […]

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  While the overall number of employers who offer student loan repayment assistance as an employment perk is still relatively low – about 4 percent of employers offer it, according to the Society for Human Resources Management – student loan repayment assistance is one of the fastest-growing employment benefits in business today. Here we discuss some […]

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  Welcome to Tuition.io’s new employee spotlight series where we’ll be shining a light on the talented team members that lead the charge in making student loan repayment assistance a typical benefit for employees. For our first post, we’d like to introduce you to Bob Shiels, Senior Director of Sales at Tuition.io, who is based […]

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PlanSource, a leading technology solution for benefits shopping, enrollment and billing, recently added student loan assistance to its platform by adding Tuition.io as a QuickConnect partner.   In a recent blog post, PlanSource asked Tuition.io to provide a summary on plan design and implementation.  For those companies considering how to introduce this exciting new benefit, PlanSource’s […]

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HR Disaster Tips

November 27, 2017

2017 has been a very costly year for natural disasters.  Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have torn a noticeable chunk out of the American economy this year. One estimate is that the two storms will knock a full percentage point off of economic growth this year, knocking projected GDP growth from 3.8 percent to 2.8 percent. […]

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