The potential costs to businesses of employees’ financial stress spilling over into the workplace has been widely studied and documented: Nearly a third of workers find themselves distracted by personal financial issues while on the job, and over half of these people say they would be more productive at work were it not for […]

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Chances are at least some of your employees – possibly many – are struggling financially. Seven out of ten Americans say that finances are their most common source of stress. Half say they find their current financial situation stressful, and fewer than 40 percent of households have three months of savings put away. Those numbers […]

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HR Trends to Watch in 2016

February 2, 2016

The watchword for 2016 should come as no surprise: Technology. While HR pros were sidetracked over the last few years by Affordable Care Act and Compliance issues, HR software vendors were busy developing applications serving not just the HR office, but the worker and applicant as well. Meanwhile, legacy HR programs have become – to […]

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Tax Tips for Millennials

January 20, 2016

Hopefully you looked at our end-of-year tax moves story to minimize your tax burden for tax year 2015. You’ll be getting your W-2 forms and 1099s in a few weeks, though, and when you do, you can get to work reaping the benefits of your smart tax moves from 2015. But it’s not too early […]

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As a Gen-Xer, I know things haven’t been easy for the current crop of 20-somethings. Many of you graduated college and walked right into the buzzsaw of the most severe economic contraction since the Great Depression. And while the economy is slowly recovering, your generation has to try to make it with a record burden […]

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