Why Increasing Retirement Savings May Not Be Enough

With plans to increase 401(k) matches and savings rates, more and more companies are boosting their efforts in helping employees save for retirement, but a missing element could be key to the overall success of such a plan. Employers’ efforts to help their struggling workforce is honorable and desperately needed:  Over 50% of employees, age […] Read More

Stretch Pay Raises with a Financial Wellness Program

U.S. News recently shared that employees across the nation may be receiving raises up to 4% this year,1 which gives employers good reason to promote a financial wellness program.  Why?  Because a holistic financial wellness program isn’t just for a recession.  As employees’ wages and salaries increase, they need guidance on where to put that […] Read More

Forget the Pay Raise, Give Me Stability

9 out of 10 people would rather have financial stability than get a raise.1  That’s right!  A recent study from Pew Charitable Trusts discovered that upward mobility isn’t as important as financial stability, for most Americans.  The truth of the matter is that financial stability isn’t about having more money but understanding how best to […] Read More