Human decision making: triggers for change

People are constantly being tempted by external forces which can make it difficult for workers to manage their money and save efficiently for the future. Some people are able to think through the opportunity costs of their money like what …

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Workplace Financial Wellness Programs Becoming a Trend

Most Americans are anxious about their finances or their financial security and employers are increasingly taking note. When employees are financially stressed, they are more likely to be distracted at work, miss work due to personal issues and have health …

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How Long Should I Continue Working Before Retirement?

Make sure you can afford it: Don’t stop working until you can afford to – as long as you are healthy. Work until full retirement age: Aim to work at least until your full retirement age (66-67). This produces many benefits, including: Larger …

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Start Having Conversations About Retirement

If you ask people what creates stress in their lives, money is often at the top of the list. Stress in America: Paying With Our Health found money was a somewhat or a very significant source of stress in the …

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Company Involvement in Financial Wellness Programs

Financial needs are changing with a new younger workforce and more companies are focusing on helping employees deal with financial issues. In a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers, 45% of employees said financial matters were the most stressful issues in their lives. …

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Financial Wellness: The Newest Workplace Trend

Financial wellness programs and money management training is coming to more and more businesses as the 2017 workplace trend.  This year it is important for employers and employees to take advantage of these new financial wellness programs because they have …

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Financial Wellness is Important to Employees

How important is it to employees that their organization or company offer financial wellness programs? A new survey makes it clear that it is very important. In this survey, reported in Credit Union Times, 86 percent of employees said it …

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Keys to Financial Wellness Success

A recent report by State Street Global Advisors laid out the key elements of a successful workplace financial wellness program. Noting that three out of five employees routinely experience moderate to high levels of financial stress, the report indicated most …

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