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How to raise the bar for financial wellness

HR professionals are always on the lookout for the best in employee benefits – more specifically, a robust well-being program for companies who truly want to help their teams get in better shape financially. It’s no longer possible to ignore the ongoing personal finance crisis that’s affecting the lives of millions of American workers. Many employers already have a financial wellness

The Top Five Employee Perks Your Company Needs To Attract Talent

Job openings in the U.S. reached a record high in June. While this is good news for employees searching for new jobs, it’s bad news for companies. Hiring has been difficult and more competitive for companies in recent months. The current unemployment rate is 3.7%, and for decades wages have been nearly flat for middle-wage workers, only growing 0.2%

Benefits Programs Integrating Health and Financial Wellness

Financial wellness is a hot topic in the employee benefits world, but it’s often hard to define and even harder to implement. Tom Woods, SVP of sales at Fidelity Investments, tells PLANADVISER that it is one component of a holistic benefits program that ultimately aims to improve the well-being of employees. He says providers are

Focus on Financial Wellness Aids With Retention

Most financial executives believe that employee benefits packages stressing financial wellness are key drivers of success for their companies, according to a recent survey by CFO Research and Prudential. The study found that 82% of executives believe their company will benefit from having a financially secure work force. Only 5% said they do not believe