Suicide Rates & Personal Finances

Suicide rates are increasing within almost every age group, according to a study from the National Center for Health Statistics, and the overall record hasn’t been this high in almost thirty years.  While the reason for the statistical increase is unclear, experts suggest several options, and economic despair and social discord are at the top […] Read More

Helping Employees Fully Utilize Their Benefits Through MSA

Human Resources and Benefits Departments are able to achieve significant results when driving employees to the My Secure Advantage (MSA) Financial Wellness program for help with benefit offerings and decision making.  MSA Money Coaches equipped with an employer’s benefit program offering are able to promote utilization of specific benefits in a wide range of conversations […] Read More

Expanding upon the EAP Financial Wellness Model

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are well known for their abuse counseling services amongst other health, work and life-related issues, but perhaps one of the most utilized benefits and well-kept secrets is their financial counseling component. Why is financial counseling included?  According to numerous studies, finances are the number one stressor in America, lying at the […] Read More