Category Archives: Personal Finance

  1. The Added Costs of Financial Stress at Work

    Financial stress affects employees’ health and it costs businesses billions each year. Employers can save money and create a healthier workforce by addressing it. The right tools can lower insurance premiums and reduce absenteeism.

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  2. Why Financial Wellness for Women Takes a Lot Longer

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    Financial wellness for women is often harder to achieve. Wage gaps, workplace norms, and career opportunities all affect how women prepare for the future. Retirement Age For starters, women tend to live longer than men. As much as five yearslonger. This can make it difficult to plan for retirement, both by themselves and with a…

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  3. Employee Financial Stress Has Many Sources

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    A recent MetLife survey asked employees about their top sources of financial stress. It found that employees have very different short and long-term financial stressors. Slow wage growth and rising living costs are often the root causes of this stress. Employers focus on helping both short and long-term stressors when creating benefits plans. Long Term…

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  4. Things to do with Your  Benefits Before Year End

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    Help your employees step into the new year on the right foot. Here are some tips to boost your benefits before the end of the year. Holiday Spending Tips The end of the year likely means lots of holiday spending. Unfortunately, many Americans go into debt to make sure the holidays are special. If you offer…

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  5. Save on Vacation This Summer with These 9 Tips

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    As summer vacation gets closer, many travelers are looking to book their dream trip. Save on vacation this summer with these handy travel tips. Watch Exchange Rates Not sure where to go on vacation? Look for countries that have favorable exchange rates. There are many beautiful places to travel to where you can stretch your vacation…

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  6. Ways to Help Your Employees Save for Summer Vacation

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    Although summer vacation is still a few months away, you should start preparing your employees for the cost of their vacations now. The average American family racks up about $1,100 in debt to go on vacation, so why not equip your employees with some money saving tips to help them avoid adding additional debt to…

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  7. 7 ways to get your finances in check in 2018

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    Although unemployment rates are at a 10-year low and people’s optimism about their own financial wellbeing is growing, many Americans still feel unsure about their financial future. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite financial-preparedness tips to help you step into 2018 on the right foot. 1. Boost your emergency fund Most Americans don’t have…

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