Would A Student Loan Debt Repayment Perk Make You Join A Company?

- By Bossip Staff

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The next time you’re scouting for a new job, make sure you add student loan assistance to your list of wants because you just might get it. As crazy as it might sound, there are in fact companies (legit ones) who are helping their employees repay their student loan debt. Making its way through Congress right now is a bill that would empower employers to help workers pay their college debt… The mere thought of getting a life line in the student loan department sounds like a much-needed resource practically every employee would love to have. As it stands, 2015 college graduates racked up the highest amount of debt that averages around $35,000 per student. And with close to 20 percent of student loan borrowers behind on their payments, this congressional bill, if passed, has the power to help so many people — like the 40 million Americans who now have such debt…
[MadameNoire]

Women-Only Hotel Floors? Luxury Travel Destinations Are Catering To Women With Money More Than Ever Before

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For those who are late to the party, wealthy women, those with a net worth of assets of $30 million and more, are increasing faster than men and travel agencies and wellness centers are now targeting these hard-working women who are seeking luxury R&R or a destination for business trips. Roselyn Lekdee who works as an economist at WealthInsight told NBC News the percentage of wealthy women in the world rose to 5.3 percent between 2010 and 2014, with these individuals mostly residing in Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America, and as a result, “As wealthy females have greater control over their careers and finances, they are becoming more selective about holidays, demanding personal and more sophisticated services.” Because of this trend, wellness tourism is shifting its focus to catering to female travelers with spa, yoga, detox, fitness and stress relief activities…
[MadameNoire]

Lil Wayne Sues Universal Music Over Drake, Nicki Minaj Royalties

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Lil Wayne has been embroiled in a host of legal issues over the past few years, and he is now back on the offensive. The Young Money general launched a lawsuit against Universal Music alleging that he has not been paid royalties over record sales from Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga. As reported by Billboard, the federal lawsuit was filed on Monday with Weezy, born Dwayne Carter Jr., and his attorneys stating that Universal Music Group and SoundExchange are withholding millions from him and keeping the profits on the back of artists he discovered for themselves…
[HipHopWired]


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