Tag: Workplace

SURVEY SAYS: Office Noise

We covered a survey in which more than two-thirds of employees said noise negatively impacts their concentration levels, productivity and creativity.

SURVEY SAYS: Perceptions of Pay

I recently read about a survey which found 46% of professionals feel they are underpaid. The survey did not go into what, if anything, these folks plan to do about it.

One Year In, Assessing the Progress of OregonSaves

In a broad statement marking the first anniversary of the OregonSaves program, State Treasurer Tobias Read suggests the pace of signups is advancing, with an average of more than a thousand people now being registered a week to start contributing.

Crowd Funded 529 Plans Show Promise for Employees

Franklin Templeton last year launched the Spryng crowd funding platform for college savings; at this point the firm has not conducted a systematic review of profile performance, but anecdotally, gift givers have typically been a friend or family member of the account owner or beneficiary, though other examples of giving have demonstrated the broad power of the platform.