I was recently asked to comment as a news source on this topic.
From the employee, your adult child’s, perspective.:
Each year a few more employers join the ranks of others that offer tuition benefits to their employees.
Is it a good deal?
-It could be a great idea! You’d have to live on another planet to not have heard of the rising cost of college tuition, so the thought of having someone else pay for it should make your ears perk up. For many this can be a great alternative to paying for college out of pocket.
What things should they know or ask?
(A) Nothing in life is free, except your mother's love. Any company offering tuition incentives is going to want something in return. Usually, that means a commitment to working at the company for a certain number of years, or you’ll have to repay the cost that they incurred for your...