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How Bad Is the Student Loan Crisis?

By |March 5th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , |

How bad is the student loan crisis? Student loan assistance is becoming a popular employee benefit for employers who want to help workers reduce financial stress from student loan debt.  Over 70 percent of Millennials say they’ve delayed decisions like [...]

2 Simple Strategies to Improve Office Culture

By |February 26th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

2 simple strategies to improve office culture. Poor company culture is one of the main reasons employees look for new job opportunities. Improve workplace culture and boost job satisfaction and retention in the process. 8 in 10 employees are likely [...]

How Can Financial Wellness Be Improved?

By |February 19th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

How can financial wellness be improved? Overspending and credit card debt is pulling employees further away from building savings and financial security. Financial stress is getting worse, making financial wellness programs a critical benefit offering for employers. 74 million Americans [...]

Reduce Financial Stress with This Type of Insurance

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Reduce financial stress with this type of insurance. Research by Life Happens shows most Americans with life insurance experience less financial stress knowing their family is financially protected. Americans say feeling financially secure adds the most meaning to their lives, [...]

Hiring Employees with Criminal Backgrounds: What You Need to Know

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Hiring employees with criminal backgrounds: what you need to know. More than 650,000 people are released from prison each year and companies are committing to changing recruiting practices to include opportunities for those with criminal backgrounds. The Society for Human [...]

Is Rehiring a Former Employee a Good Idea?

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Is Rehiring a Former Employee a Good Idea? They’re familiar with organizational operations, company culture and need less training to get up to speed, but only half of employees would consider returning to a former employer. Most senior managers are [...]

How Do Employees Pay for Unexpected Expenses?

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

How do employees pay for unexpected expenses? Less than half use their savings and the rest turn to credit cards, personal loans, or borrow from friends and family, increasing debt and worsening financial stress. More than a third of U.S. [...]

Financial Wellness Month: How to Make the Most of It

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

Financial Wellness Month: How to Make the Most of It. Employers can help reduce financial stress that hinders productivity by providing tools that help employees pay down debt and save for retirement. January is National Financial Wellness Month! It’s perfect [...]

Zombie Employees: Who Are They and What Do You Need to Know?

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Zombie Employees: Who Are They and What Do You Need to Know? Employees with financial stress are distracted at work, take more time off and lose sleep worrying about their finances. Here’s how it’s creating a workforce of zombie employees. [...]

How to Support Mental Health at Work

By |January 8th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , |

How to support mental health at work: Manage work-related mental illness risk factors and encourage employees to engage with available mental health programs and benefits for improved health and higher productivity. Nearly a quarter of U.S. workers have been diagnosed [...]