Struggling with debt and budgeting, Gen Xers are in their prime earning years, they are getting close to retirement and they are taking care of both their children and their parents.
Tag: employer financial wellness programs
Data about retirement plan participant loans and hardship withdrawals supports the need for better financial wellness programs, especially for Millennials and Gen Xers.
PwC says its survey findings should prompt employers to revisit their financial wellness programs to ensure they are addressing the challenges employees are facing and motivating them to make improvements to their overall financial well-being and retirement readiness.
Some legislative proposals, such as the SECURE Act, may address challenges to retirement income adequacy women face, but there are also things retirement plan sponsors can do.
Providing traditional health and wellness offerings alongside financial wellness programs results in a healthier, more productive workforce, Prudential Financial finds.
For employers, BrightPlan provides an assessment of the state of financial wellness across their employee base and identifies ongoing opportunities to help employees increase their financial acumen.
Vitality clients will purchase SmartDollar and roll it out to their employees as a free financial wellness benefit.
Plan sponsors are meeting participants ‘where they are’ to promote financial wellness.
Employees of all income levels face distracting financial stress, a survey finds.
Meredith Ryan Reid, with MetLife, says the human element is also really important.
The program features personalized recommendations to improve financial wellness, learning modules, a planning toolkit and access to coaches and Certified Financial Planners.
Defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors’ No. 1 goal for their participants has moved from increasing savings rates to addressing workers’ broad financial wellbeing and helping them achieve retirement readiness, Alight Solutions found.
The advisory firm has introduced intellicents university, with courses for employers, employees and retirees.
A review of how financial wellness has increased in the past year, and clues on what to expect in 2019.
Most organizations appear to underestimate the financial challenges facing older workers, and thus the likely timing of retirements, Willis Towers Watson says.
According to John Hancock data, helping employees reduce their financial worries is well worth employer’s time and attention.
Marsha Whitehead, OneAmerica vice president of enterprise marketing, explains how evaluating top financial concerns provides great insight into the root causes of financial stress.
The OneAmerica survey examines other topics relating to participant financial wellness, including health care expenses and the use of health savings accounts as short- and long-term savings vehicles.
In a webcast sponsored by Benz Communications, the firm’s Engagement Strategist Megan Yost offered tips to better engage individuals in financial and health wellness.