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Financial Wellness Research Warrants Worry

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Research from Prudential reveals just how far Americans are from reaching financial goals, like having enough savings to get through retirement years, as well as how optimistic or pessimistic they are about their financial future. More than half of Americans believe [...]

Debt Stress Kills Employee Engagement. But You Can Fix It.

By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: For Employees, For Employers|Tags: , |

In this week’s Best Money Moves roundup, we take a look at news stories and new research studies that may impact employee benefits and HR issues. We hope you find this news roundup helpful, and we’d love your feedback. Debt [...]

Helping U.S. Servicemembers Fight Financial Stress

By |February 1st, 2017|Categories: Featured - For Employees, Featured - For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

In this week’s Best Money Moves roundup, we take a look at news stories and new research studies that may impact employee benefits and HR issues. We hope you find this news roundup helpful, and we’d love your feedback. Our [...]

Protecting Servicemembers’ Financial Security While They Protect Us

By |February 1st, 2017|Categories: For Employees, For Employers|Tags: , |

Serving in the military demands a multitude of sacrifices on behalf of one’s country. Servicemembers give up time with their families and friends and have to miss birthdays, holidays and other important events many of us take for granted, not [...]

3 Money Moves that Might Haunt You and How to Avoid Them

By |October 26th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Not every money move is a good one, but some can come back to really haunt you. Consider these potentially scary money moves: Borrowing money for your children’s education; helping a friend by co-signing a lease or mortgage; and, opening [...]

Having a Hard Time Saving Money? So is Everyone Else

By |October 19th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you having a hard time saving money? Well, saving money doesn’t come easily for anyone, whether it’s a retirement account or an emergency fund. But it turns out most people are struggling with it as much - or more [...]

How to Help Prevent – and Recover From – Identity Theft

By |October 12th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Financial stress in the workplace often comes directly from worries about the unexpected: job loss, surprise expenses or injuries. Identity theft and fraud are becoming an increasingly common source of financial worry for employees. According to a recent survey from [...]

College Costs Are Outpacing Most People’s Income Growth – by a Lot

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: For Employees|Tags: , , , , , , |

College costs a lot. In fact, today’s college students are taking on unprecedented amounts of debt to pay for an education - they hope - will lead to better career prospects down the road. Watching Millennials struggle under this load [...]

Why 50% of Americans Can’t Understand Their Credit Cards

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

Remember life before credit cards? Best Money Moves Founder/CEO Ilyce Glink remembers her grandfather carrying around a wad of fresh $20 bills, peeling them off one by one to pay for dinner. Credit cards changed the way we pay for [...]

What’s the Biggest Source of Financial Stress in Your State?

By |September 9th, 2016|Categories: For Employees|Tags: , , , |

Are you financially stressed? Do you know what’s causing it? A recent study by GoBankingRates.com asked Americans to identify their biggest financial stressor and then broke down the results by state. Check out the map above to see which financial [...]