Building an inclusive financial wellness benefits program
From telemedicine and mental health days to coverage for domestic partners and family building services, HR leaders have been making great strides to design inclusive wellness programs that meet the needs of diverse employee pop...
The key to filling public sector jobs — for the long haul
Hiring is up — with one major exception. While the private sector has fully recovered the 21 million jobs it lost during the pandemic (and then some), the public sector still employs 664,000 fewer workers than it did before...
FutureFuel.io Acquires College Finance Company to Expand Beyond Student Debt, Rebrands to Candidly
Candidly now provides full lifecycle management of education expenses across borrowers’ broader financial wellness journey New York, June 15, 2022 – FutureFuel.io, the market's most comprehensive student debt management p...
FutureFuel.io is now Candidly
Candidly, debt can be difficult. Debt can be daunting. Debt can block savings and retirement savings. The data from my alma mater show that 84% of those with student debt cite student debt as the number one reason for lack of re...
Woodruff Sawyer and FutureFuel.io launch new partnership to distribute student debt management employee benefits
Woodruff Sawyer, one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the US, today announced that its Retirement Plan Practice now offers solutions for managing student loan debt in partnership with FutureFuel.io. The...
Student debt and the future of employee benefits: what plan advisors need to know
As the future of work continues to take shape in the new normal, so does the future of employee benefits. And so far, it’s clear that the flashy perks with which companies once hoped to win loyalty and gain a competitive edge ...
Candidly Releases Automated Public Service Loan Forgiveness Tool
Candidly, the market's most comprehensive student debt management platform, today announced the release of its automated Public Service Loan Forgivene06/29/2022
Vanguard Partners With Candidly For Student Loan Repayment Program
Vanguard has partnered with Candidly to offer retirement plan sponsors a student loan debt repayment program option for eligible employees.The finan06/28/2022
Thinking about student loan benefits? 3 reasons why now is the time to get started
With student loan repayment set to resume, the time is now to offer a benefits program that can help offset the impact of student debts.06/29/2022
Using the Cloud to Find and Invent Opportunities
Inventive entrepreneurs look at the world and see opportunity. Even during the last few years of disruption, this has held true. For example, between07/13/2022
Candidly offers an escape from looming student debt crisis
This fall’s looming student debt crisis will bring the worst environment we’ve seen in decades. Fortunately, Candidly founder and CEO Laurel Taylor07/08/2022
Women and minorities owe disproportionate student debt: this startup wants to change that
Women and minorities owe disproportionate student debt: this startup wants to change that07/13/2022
5 market niches banks are reaching with technology
Taking a page from challenger banks’ playbook, traditional banks and credit unions are focusing on niches to stand out in a mass of competitors.04/22/2022
Laurel Taylor on the Student Debt Scourge and How Advisors Help
Laurel Taylor joins us to discuss the scope of the problem, if it's getting better or worse and how advisors can help. We also somehow drag th...03/28/2022
President Biden Extended the Student Loan Repayment Freeze Again. Here’s How to Take Advantage of This ‘Fantastic Opportunity’
If you have federal student loan debt, you now have three additional months to prepare for payments on that debt to restart.12/22/2021
SF Business Times
The deal with one of the nation's largest financial players will allow the startup to reach a huge new audience.10/15/2021
As monthly federal student loan payments are set to resume in the fall, more employees are requesting access to assistance and repayment programs.07/14/2021
Student loan startups are seeing tailwinds of new investment and new customers as the U.S. faces a continued student loan debt crisis.04/01/2021
The $900 billion Coronavirus Relief package is slated to bring much needed financial relief to Americans devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Withi...01/20/2021
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec. 27 extends for five years COVID-19 relief that...01/4/2021
Employers will be allowed to make tax-free contributions of up to $5,250 per employee annually toward eligible education expenses, including tuitio...12/31/2020
Employee Benefits News
Wealth management giant UBS added new benefit offerings on Thursday aimed to improve employees’ personal finances, including a partnership with Mor...10/23/2020
The American narrative has been to get an education, find a job, work hard and create a better future for oneself and one's children. This is the p...07/22/2020
Sitting back, glass of wine in hand, John Kapon, the bespectacled chairman of Acker Merrall & Condit, a 200-year-old shop for fine and rare wines...04/17/2020
The student loan interest rate for undergraduates taking out new federal student loans has dropped to just 2.75% for the 2020-2021 year, down from...01/10/2020
FutureFuel.io is combating the student debt crisis. CEO Laurel Taylor joins Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman, Kristin Myers, and Wall Street Journal Wea...09/26/2019
One of the hottest Y Combinator startups just raised a big seed round to clean up the mess created by Uber, Postmates and the gig economy. Catch se...03/21/2019
When Laurel Taylor launched FutureFuel.io in 2016, she had one goal in mind: Put a dent in the $1.47 trillion in student debt (and growing) held...09/18/2017