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Peanut Butter Feature to Know: Employee Loan Verification

When thinking about Student Loan Repayment for employees, companies are commonly curious about the criteria considered when Peanut Butter verifies individuals student loan information during their enrollment process. As an employee links or provides their student loan...

Make a material difference for employees’ financial wellbeing through Student Loan Assistance

Employees are asking for more from their employers in 2024. While common benefits like Healthcare, Retirement, and PTO have become industry standards. Other emerging benefits are now coming to the forefront to help improve financial wellness.  Student Loan Assistance...

Student loans blocking your retirement savings? A change to federal law MIGHT help [The Boston Globe]

Since 2015, employers have been contributing modest monthly amounts (e.g., $50) toward employee student loans and achieving profound results: 13% faster hiring timelines, 36% longer employee tenure, and Greater gender and cultural diversity. This year, more companies...

How does Peanut Butter process employer contributions?

When considering Student Loan Assistance, many employers have questions surrounding the flow of funds and how their contributions are applied toward employees’ student loans. Once a client gets started with their Peanut Butter Student Loan Repayment program, they’ll...

Ensuring a successful launch for your Student Loan Assistance program

Conceptually, there’s many ideas surrounding the right route for a successful Student Loan Assistance program launch. When considering this new benefit, it’s important for employers to understand what works. In a recent article from Indeed, three key requirements were...

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Peanut Butter Feature to Know: Employee Loan Verification

Peanut Butter Feature to Know: Employee Loan Verification

When thinking about Student Loan Repayment for employees, companies are commonly curious about the criteria considered when Peanut Butter verifies individuals student loan information during their enrollment process. As an employee links or provides their student loan...

read more
Make a material difference for employees’ financial wellbeing through Student Loan Assistance

Make a material difference for employees’ financial wellbeing through Student Loan Assistance

Employees are asking for more from their employers in 2024. While common benefits like Healthcare, Retirement, and PTO have become industry standards. Other emerging benefits are now coming to the forefront to help improve financial wellness.  Student Loan Assistance...

read more
Student loans blocking your retirement savings? A change to federal law MIGHT help [The Boston Globe]

Student loans blocking your retirement savings? A change to federal law MIGHT help [The Boston Globe]

Since 2015, employers have been contributing modest monthly amounts (e.g., $50) toward employee student loans and achieving profound results: 13% faster hiring timelines, 36% longer employee tenure, and Greater gender and cultural diversity. This year, more companies...

read more
Ensuring a successful launch for your Student Loan Assistance program

Ensuring a successful launch for your Student Loan Assistance program

Conceptually, there’s many ideas surrounding the right route for a successful Student Loan Assistance program launch. When considering this new benefit, it’s important for employers to understand what works. In a recent article from Indeed, three key requirements were...

read more
The Reality of Government Student Loan Forgiveness Initiatives

The Reality of Government Student Loan Forgiveness Initiatives

In 2024, 43 million Americans hold student debt for 1.7 trillion dollars outstanding. That means the average student loan borrower has close to $40,000 still to pay off on their debt. A daunting number for most, and student debt's impact is still continuing to grow....

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Four things employers shared when they switched their administrator, and hired Peanut Butter

Four things employers shared when they switched their administrator, and hired Peanut Butter

Selecting the right vendor for any benefit is a crucial component of a program’s success. During our time supporting group transitions from other Student Loan Assistance administrators, we’ve learned four key reasons on why employers are choosing to make the switch....

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Your company doesn’t need to offer 529 college savings plans, and if you must, get the program free from your state

Your company doesn’t need to offer 529 college savings plans, and if you must, get the program free from your state

Employers have continued to explore a wide array of benefits, especially as the war for top talent has continued to become increasingly more difficult. 529 college savings plans are one option employers consider for a few reasons. For one, to create a commonplace for...

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How does student debt impact your industry?

How does student debt impact your industry?

Across the US workforce, 45 million Americans are burdened by student loans. With the average borrower holding north of $30,000 outstanding. It is no wonder it is one of the United State's biggest causes of financial stress. However, employers have the opportunity to...

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