Investing in employee education works. This is why large companies across nearly all industries commit revenues to employee tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment benefits, in-house education and certification programs and other corporate education initiatives. Each year, Fortune 1000 companies commit over $20 billion to various kinds of employee education programs. In all, 71 percent of […]

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  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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The market for top talent is tough… and employers nationwide are being forced to up their compensation game. According to the recently released Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) 2017 Employee Benefits Report, one out of every three employers increased overall benefit offerings within the last 12 months. Only 6 percent of employers reported they […]

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Looking to recruit and retain top talent? You’re gonna need a bigger benefits package – and health insurance and a competitive retirement plan need to be at the top of that list. That’s the word from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). The 2017 EBRI/Greenwald & Associates Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey reported the following: […]

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Not all of us are fortunate enough to have access to Roth 401(k) accounts. Only a fraction of employers who offer 401(k) plans make Roth accounts available to their employees. But recent surveys indicate that even when Roth accounts are offered, employees have yet to embrace them. Fewer than 10 percent of plan participants who […]

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