Health & Financial Wellness Articles
More employees than ever before are looking for employers who take their financial wellness and health into account. How can you help your employees stay healthy and manage their financial futures?
Life is complicated enough. The number of investment choices in a typical 401(k) plan – about 25, according to a recent report from the Investment Company Institute – is proof.
How much are employees targeting to save for their retirement? There is no lack of suggested targets for the amount Americans need to retire — as we can see below — but what is the right amount for employees and clients to save, taking into account their unique circumstances?
With employee wellness high on employers’ to-do lists as the look to not only cut health care expenses but improve productivity and recruit and retain top talent.
The longer people live, the more likely they are to face illnesses that necessitate custodial care either at home, in an assisted-living facility, or in a nursing home. So it stands to reason that there’s a resurgence of interest in long-term care and long-term disability insurance.
The American worker is stressed out about work, finances and debt like never before, according to a new Fidelity Investments survey.
Americans are worried, some more than others. The source of worry? Money. And as we are reminded in the lyrics to a song from Cabaret, “Money makes the world go ‘round.” It does. Money buys more than things, it buys choices. And there’s an unhappy percentage of Americans that correctly perceive they have no choices at all. This is why Human Resources departments and companies need to provide health and financial wellness options for employees.
Do you ever wonder if the investment funds in your 401(k) plan are some of the very best? If employees are doing their part and saving as much as they can, shouldn't they have access to above average investment funds to grow your savings as much as possible?
There is no doubt, employers and employees both say financial wellness programs are proving successful in engaging workers and providing ROI, however, a disconnect on what matters most in fiscal health could create a few hiccups in crafting a winning strategy.
From credit card debt to saving for retirement and paying for children’s education expenses, stress over finances is taking a major toll on employees — and it’s also taking a major toll on the workplace as a result.
The convergence of health and wealth isn’t just a megatrend; it’s also an opportunity for employee benefit professionals to engage workforces in better benefits decision-making.
HealthyCapital, a joint venture between HealthView Services and Mercy Health System, wants employers and employees to recognize that controlling health care costs can lead to bigger retirement savings.
'Massage therapists, dentists and mammographers' have all been part of this contributor's company's well-being plan. Sound good?
Klamath Falls, Ore. -- In honor of Safety Month, this week’s safety topic is Employee Wellness, or total worker health, so this provider of employment in Klamath Falls, OR would like to concentrate on where Franchisees have the most impact—franchise office employees.
The notion of promoting financial wellness through workplace programs has been gaining traction for several years now. Still, fewer than one in four employers have implemented a financial wellness program, and many remain uncertain about what such a program should look like.
My company often sends employees home without pay for various offenses, such as egregious dress code violations, insubordination, and slacking off. I wouldn’t want anyone to know I’m asking, but is it legal for us to do this?
While today’s healthy economy is putting more and more Americans to work, employers of all sizes continue to struggle to address a pervasive corporate challenge: engaging their employees.