Companies help employees pay off student debt

CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “Companies help employees pay off student debt” – below is their description.

Student debt in the U.S. is on the rise and has now topped $1.7 trillion, according to the most recent Fed data. The gap in the debt held by Black and White borrowers is also growing. Some employers, along with the federal government, are now taking steps that could help lessen the burden and bridge the racial divide. CNBC’s Sharon Epperson reports.

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