Employer-sponsored student loan repayment assistance programs are becoming more and more common among organizations that pride themselves on great compensation and benefits. In many instances, employees who work for these companies owe a tremendous amount in student loans – they are often lawyers, or have master’s degrees that helped them land jobs with such reputable […]

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On October 27th, the Department of Education revised the rules of the Pay As You Earn program (PAYE) in an effort to ease the burden of student loan payments on borrowers. The new rules established the Revised Pay As You Earn Plan (REPAYE), and it just became available to borrowers effective December 17th. Here’s the […]

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Borrowing to finance education costs can be a great bet in the long run. In fact, most studies show that a college degree does, in fact, pay off handsomely over the course of a career compared to the cost of tuition. But your student loan balance will affect your credit in the meantime. Here are […]

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Tuition.io was recently featured in an article that ran in Bloomberg entitled “The Hot, New Company Benefit: Student Debt Repayment.” The article discusses how more and more companies are helping employees “chip away at student loans” as a means to “attract debt-saddled millennials. Although few companies offer student debt assistance, it ranks high among coveted perks, especially for […]

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By offering student loan payments as an employee benefit, companies can attract and retain top talent while addressing the $1.3 trillion student debt crisis at the same time. By Brendon McQueen, Founder and CEO, Tuition.io Have you ever had an idea that kept you up at night? If you have, then you know how I […]

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          Tuition.io, meanwhile, is kind of like Mint, the personal-finance management site, but for student borrowers. It aggregates a person’s loans from various places into one spot (it has organized almost $2 billion in student debt so far) and provides a snapshot of how much someone owes. Sounds simple enough, yet […]

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Recently, the US Department of Education announced that the national 3-year Cohort Default Rate (CDR) for federal student loans had dropped from 14.7 percent to 13.7 percent. This is good news no doubt, especially as it is the first improvement in the CDR ever since the subprime mortgage credit crisis began. The Department of Education […]

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A new study from Gallup and Purdue University reveals that black students carry more student loan debt than their white counterparts. The survey assessed 29,560 college graduates across the United States from 2000 to 2014, and each one of the students had a bachelor’s degree or higher. According to the study’s results, black college graduates […]

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It’s nearly time for the annual start of Spring Break from college. Hundreds of thousands of students flock to the beaches of Florida, head off for a cruise or even more exotic climes. But, alas, all of these activities cost big bucks. Skipping out on the drunken excess that is Spring Break will save you […]

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