Gradifi Signs Agreements With 35 More Companies; 240 Firms Now Committed To Offering Student Loan Repayment Benefit
90% With Outstanding Student Loan Debt Say A Student Loan Repayment Benefit Would Positively Impact Their View Of An Employer, New Research Finds
Gradifi now has commitments from more than 240 companies across the U.S. for its student loan repayment program. These companies join progressive workplaces across the country offering the SLP Plan, such as
In the past two months, 60 companies have agreed to offer Gradifi’s SLP plan, which enables employers to make direct contributions to pay down an employee’s debt. Employers can also extend that benefit to parents who have borrowed to pay for their children’s education.
“As a progressive organization, we want to be offering the benefits that our team wants and that will make the most impact,” said
According to recent research commissioned by Gradifi, 90% of those surveyed with outstanding student loan debt said a student loan repayment benefit would positively impact their decision to accept a job offer, to recommend an employer or to stay at their current employer. Eight in 10 consider student loan debt a significant source of stress, the study found.
A student loan repayment program can significantly accelerate the paydown of student debt. Nationally, the median amount borrowed for a bachelor’s degree is
Gradifi is a best-in-class, student loan repayment solution addressing the nation's student loan problem. Gradifi helps organizations attract and retain talent by enabling employers to make direct contributions to their employees’ student loans and accelerate the pay-off of the debt. Gradifi offers the SLP Plan® (Student Loan Paydown) benefit to employers of all sizes. Gradifi works with 240 employers across the U.S. and is endorsed by the
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