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Financial Wellbeing & Its Role in a Complete Employee Wellbeing Program

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

Financial wellbeing and its role in a complete employee wellbeing program. In this guest post, DHS Group's VP of Employer Solutions, Rich Siegenthaler, recommends four ways your employee wellness program can keep up with changes in the benefits industry. The [...]

5 Fast Financial Stress Statistics

By |June 3rd, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

5 fast financial stress statistics. Americans opened up about debt, housing and spending habits in a survey from Freedom Debt Relief and the results underscore a desperate need for financial wellness. More than 20 percent of Americans would rather go [...]

Retirement Concerns: Is Financial Literacy the Solution?

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

Retirement concerns: is financial literacy the solution? Those workers that do have a 401k aren’t saving enough to cover expenses in retirement, even when employers match contributions. Retirement is a far-off goal most Americans don’t even think about while they’re [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

As Recession Looms, Financial Wellness Is The Future

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , |

After years of American economic growth in the wake of the 2008 housing market crash, experts are increasingly worried that another downturn looms on the horizon. According to a recent CNBC Fed survey, there is a 23 percent chance of [...]

What Tops Financial Stress for Employees?

By |December 11th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

What tops financial stress for employees? Retirement and student loan debt, among other financial issues, worry employees enough to inhibit productivity, but financial wellness programs can help them take control and regain focus at work. John Hancock released their annual [...]

Financial Support Limits Retirement Readiness for Parents

By |October 9th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Financial support for adult children limits retirement readiness for parents. The latest study from Merrill Lynch reveals that parents are sacrificing their own financial security in retirement to support children whose financial independence has been delayed. Most parents provide financial [...]

What Percentage of Americans Spend More Than They Earn?

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

What percentage of Americans spend more than they earn? Recent research looks at spending habits, debt, retirement security and how close or far Americans are from achieving financial wellness. More than half of Americans spend more than they earn, according [...]