Your employees need help!

When asked to grade their financial literacy on a recent Equifax consumer survey 33% of consumers 18-29 gave themselves a ‘C.’  Ninety percent agreed there was a need for more personal finance education.

The results of this survey indicate that your employees lack confidence in their ability to manage their own money. By providing resources employees can utilize to improve their financial know-how you accomplish more than just boosting morale – you improve productivity. And by demonstrating you’re sensitive to the issues they face which improve retention.

Resources that help employees understand financial topics like credit scores, credit cards, debt repayment, budgeting, and student loans can make a big difference to your employees and to your company.

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