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When Kelly O'Brien went to work at Fidelity Investments a year and a half ago, she was excited to learn the company would contribute to her student loan payments. Kelli Martin hide caption

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A New Benefit: Some Companies Help Workers Pay Down Student Loans

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To pay for college, experts say it's impossible for most parents to save all the money they'll need. They say it's reasonable to tap a mix of resources: a 529 plan, some home equity and some student loans. ImageZoo/Corbis hide caption

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Confused Over How To Save For College? Here Are Answers

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Noelle Johnson has a lengthy commute via bus and train to her job near Washington, D.C. She's been working toward her B.A. for nine years, and when she finally finishes, she says, she'll be able to afford to live closer to work. James Clark/NPR hide caption

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For Millions Of Millennials: Some College, No Degree, Lots Of Debt

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