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8 Work-From-Home Companies That Will Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans

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There are currently 45.3 million Americans who have student loan debt, with the average amount of debt currently sitting at $37,693, according to the Education Data Initiative. Fortunately, some companies have implemented programs to help their employees pay back their student loans — and some of these companies also allow employees to work from home.

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If you’re looking for a job with flexibility and student loan repayment assistance, you may consider a position at one of these companies, identified by FlexJobs as offering both of these perks.

Aetna

Health insurance provider Aetna is currently hiring for a number of fully remote and WFH flexible jobs. The company instituted its student loan repayment program in 2016, which matches employees’ U.S.-based student loan payments up to $2,000 per year for a lifetime maximum of up to $10,000 for qualifying loans.

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Ally Financial

Ally, a financial services company, offers its employees a $100 per month contribution toward student loans, with a lifetime maximum cap of $10,000. The company is currently hiring for more than 50 remote roles.

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Chegg

Chegg’s Equity for Education program uses an equity pool from its existing pool of stock to pay down its U.S. employees’ educational loans. Employees are eligible for $3,000 to $5,000 annually. The education company has a number of remote positions available.

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity’s student loan assistance program provides its employees with up to $15,000 in contributions. The investment firm has a number of work-from-home jobs available, including retirement planners and service support.

New York Life

Insurance provider New York Life contributes $170 monthly over five years toward employees’ student loans in good standing for a total of up to $10,200. Remote positions include leave specialists and business analysts.

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NVIDIA

Artificial intelligence computing company NVIDIA has remote positions available, and if you graduated within the past three years, the company may provide reimbursement of up to $6,000 each year to help repay your student loans, up to $30,000.

Penguin Random House

In 2016, Penguin Random House became the first book publishing company to offer student loan repayment assistance. Full-time employees who have been with the company for one year are eligible for a student loan repayment benefit of up to $1,200 annually during their employment, for up to seven and a half years, totaling $9,000. Although most of the company’s jobs are office-based, many of the listings state that the positions are open to remote work.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers

PwC allows its employees to work virtual, flex or in-person. The professional services company offers a student loan paydown benefit to associates and senior associates, which pays $1,200 a year towards student loans, up to $10,000.

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