Tag: Financial Health

Why It’s Important to Financially Mentor Your Employees

Some of your employees dream of being financially independent entrepreneurs, and others fantasize about retiring early, but all of them need financial wellness. Research tells us that 63% of U.S. employees are weighed down by financial stress. Their anxiety makes sense when you consider that, on average, only 47% can cover expenses during a break […]

How HR Teams Can Secure Their Employees’ Financial Health

Over the past several years, employees have faced a level of economic volatility that some haven’t seen for decades and many have never experienced in their working lives. First, there was the massive job displacement and economic chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Then came surging inflation, which triggered a stock market plunge and a […]

How Matt Bahl is Shaking Up HR with Empathy & Support

Matt Bahl has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for nearly a decade. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Matt to discuss how he got his start in the industry, his biggest influences, as well as his “best mistake” and what he learned from it. “First off, […]

Working Parents Face Increased Financial Stress and Inadequate Benefits

The much-discussed Great Resignation has forced a refocusing in the conversation surrounding the needs of hourly workers. Faced with labor shortages, many employers are reassessing how their workers are treated, from hourly wage increases to financial incentives like signing bonuses, down to the benefits offered to hourly employees. For the most financially precarious, however, the […]


Reopening the Workplace with an Eye on Financial Health

When COVID-19 hit our economy, workplaces were focused on reacting and responding (often in real time) to address and mitigate the fallout to their business and workforce. The toll on both has been substantial. Every workplace and every worker has been impacted, and industries like retail and hospitality and low- and moderate-income workers have borne […]

Positive Returns on Financial Wellness Rely on Employee Behavioral Change

Managing a multigenerational workforce is no easy feat for today’s Human Resources (HR) departments. While Boomers set sail into retirement, bright-eyed Millennials crop up in their place, bringing with them wildly different experiences and expectations that challenge the meaning of “workplace benefits” as HR currently knows it to be.

Does Your Company Offer Wellness Programs to Attract Talent?

All across the nation, employers are scrambling to get on “Best Employer” lists—such as, Glassdoor’s annual 10 best places to work list, Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, and others. Not only do these lists showcase the “best of the best,” but they also show other employers what’s working to get talent in […]

HR Teams Have the Power to Transform America’s Financial Health

The HR industry is on the front lines of America’s fight for financial health; it just doesn’t realize it yet.  Millions of lower- to middle-income Americans—including hourly wage earners and Gig Economy workers, are struggling with income volatility, low savings rates, and high personal debt. HR teams and executives have a unique opportunity to make […]