Doesnt seem like much money..

For public relations manager Maggie McCuen, having help from her job to repay student loans is not priceless - it is worth every tangible penny of the $1,416 her company has added to chip away at her loan balance since December 2016. “It absolutely alleviates stress,” said McCuen, a 26-year-old from Boston who works for Natixis Investment Managers.

For U.S. companies trying to lure and retain workers now that unemployment is near an 18-year low, student loan repayment programs offer a way to specifically target millennial workers who are saddled with student debt. For U.S. companies trying to lure and retain workers now that unemployment is near an 18-year low, student loan repayment programs offer a way to specifically target millennial workers who are saddled with student debt.

“Employers get talent and engagement, and employees get out of debt faster,” said Meera Oliva, chief marketing officer for Gradifi. “Something like this shows your employees you understand where they are, and you’re committed to helping them,” said Asha Srikantiah, Fidelity’s vice president of workplace emerging products.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-w...-idUSKCN1J1158