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?


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.

How Many Top 10 Mutual Funds are in Your 401(k) Plan?

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?

Financial Wellness Engagement Remains Low

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.

“Learning is the only thing a mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.” Leonardo da Vinci

'Massage therapists, dentists and mammographers' have all been part of this contributor's company's well-being plan. Sound good?

Employee benefits administration company, Clarity Benefit Solutions, discusses the rise of personalized benefit offerings.

Are Roths the future of 401(k)s?

Tax rates will change, says one plan consultant, and savers can hedge their bets by adding Roths to the 401(k) mix.

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.

Empowering Employees With Tech Solutions

An AI benefits assistant that answers employees’ benefits questions. A financial wellness app that provides automatic budget planning and savings tips. Platforms that help employees and HR managers manage paid leave and student debt repayment programs.

May was National Small Business month, a time to recognize small businesses, their impact on American culture and economy and honor the amazing people who run them.

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) focused on stress. The organisers of the event, the Mental Health Foundation, have highlighted that 16m people experience a mental health problem each year and that stress is a key contributing factor.

Your employees might be confused when they walk into the office for the first time and are handed an employee benefits and compensation packet showing the various options and benefits of a 401(b) retirement plan rather than the standard 401(k).

Employees are taking more time off—and employers are encouraging them to do so—but many in the workforce are still giving away nearly $600 worth of work time annually.

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